Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a Communication Studies emphasis
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Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a Communication Studies emphasis

 (Applicable for the 2017-2018 Bulletin.)

First Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 110, Communication in the Digital Age3
Math elective3
FYS 100, First Year Seminar3
Social Science Community Elective3
AUCW or AUCC3
DIA 100, Dialogue1
Total Credits = 16

First Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 212, Persuasion3
Humanities elective3
Information Technology elective3
WRT 110, Academic Writing I3
AUCS3
Total Credits = 15

Second Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 215, Making Sense of Social Media3
CMM AdPR*** or MJ**** elective3
WRT 210, Foundations of Argument3
Lab Science4
Social Science Diversity elective3
Total Credits = 16

Second Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 250W, Fundamentals of Journalism, or CMM 253W, Writing for the Media3
CMM 222, Small-Group Communication3
Humanities elective3
Elective3
AUCA3
DIA 200, Career Dialogue1
Total Credits = 16

Third Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 311, Research Methods in Communication3
CMM CS elective*3
CMM W elective*****3
Arts elective3
Humanities elective3
Total Credits = 15

Third Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM AdPR*** or MJ**** elective3
CMM CS elective*3
AUCT (not AUCT 150)3
Electives6
Total Credits = 16

Fourth Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 411, Communication Theory3
CMM 406 (Internship)3
Electives9
Total Credits = 15

Fourth Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 447, Capstone in Communication Studies3
Electives9-12
Total Credits = 12-15

*Choose from Human Relations Courses: CMM 225W, 251, 325, 335, 340, 366, or 428 or from Strategic Communication Courses: CMM 111, 230, 310, 320, 343, 406, or CMM 430. Note: Some courses may required a pre-requisite.

***Choose from CMM 260, 271, 360, 371, 448, 460, 462, 471, and 486. Note: Some courses may required a pre-requisite.

****Choose from CMM 210, 240, 242, 244, 246, 281, 315, 317, 318, 324, 329, 330, 345, 346, 350W, 353, 354W, 356W, 362, 415, 425, 430, 432, 440, 442, 444, 445, 449, 450, 452, 453, 457, 458, and 481. Note: Some courses may required a pre-requisite.

*****Writing intensive courses are indicated by a W after the course number.

Each major must successfully complete CMM 110, 311, 411, and either CMM 250W or 253W, and achieve an overall GPA of at least 2.25 in the major to graduate as a Communication major.

CMM 311 and 411 should be taken in the junior or senior year.