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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Major (Bachelor of Science)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125

Freshman - Credits: 32

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • CMM Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 12)   (two must be above the 100 level)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Communication Elective above the 300 level   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the communication program, students will:

  • Develop a basic understanding of theories and concepts in the field of communication.
  • Articulate the core ethical values underlying best practices in the production of media (marketing communication, internet studies, digital journalism, digital film making).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the research methods used in the many fields encompassed under the umbrella of communication (marketing communication, internet studies, digital journalism, digital film making)
  • Analyze the complexity of media’s place in society and culture.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the communication discipline.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the communication discipline. 
  • Demonstrate integrated learning skills by making connections between classroom learning and professional life in the discipline.

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