Communication Studies

 

Communication Studies Program Requirements

Communication Studies Major

Computer Code: CCST

The major in Communication Studies is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to develop applied communication skills within a framework of communication theory, research, and experiential learning. Coursework prepares the student for graduate work as well as careers in corporate and/or nonprofit organizations.

Minimum credits required: 43-45 (plus prerequisites as indicated)

 

Required Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

CAS

102

Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

CAS

112

Presentational Speaking

3 credits

CAS

126

Introduction to Communication

3 credits

CAS

207

Group Communication and Leadership

3 credits*

CAS

212

Business and Professional Communication

3 credits*

CAS

275

Propaganda and Persuasion

3 credits*

CAS

307

Nonverbal Communication

3 credits*

CAS

350

Organizational Communication

3 credits*

CAS

377

Communication Theory

3 credits*

CAS

411

Introduction to Communication Research Methods

3 credits*

CAS

412

Advanced Communication Research Methods

3 credits*

CAS

470

Internship

2 credits*

CAS

476

Capstone in Communication Studies

3 credits*

Complete one of the following:

CAS

277D

Media and Diversity 

3 credits*

CAS

285D

Introduction to Intercultural Communication

3 credits*

Complete one of the following:

CAS

263

Seminar

2-4 credits*

CAS

328

Studies in Communication

3 credits*

CAS

463

Advanced Seminar

2-4 credits*

Communication Studies Minor
The minor in Communication Studies focuses on application and knowledge of communication theories, skills, and practices.
Minimum credits required: 17-19 (plus prerequisites as indicated)

Required Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

CAS

126

Introduction to Communication

3 credits

Complete one of the following:

CAS

102

Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

CAS

112

Presentational Speaking

3 credits

Complete one of the following:

CAS

207

Group Communication and Leadership

3 credits*

CAS

212

Business and Professional Communication

3 credits*

CAS

275

Propaganda and Persuasion

3 credits*

Complete one of the following:

CAS

277D

Media and Diversity 

3 credits*

CAS

285D

Introduction to Intercultural Communication

3 credits*

Complete one of the following:

CAS

307

Nonverbal Communication

3 credits*

CAS

350

Organizational Communication

3 credits*

CAS

377

Communication Theory

3 credits*

Complete one of the following:

CAS

263

Seminar

2-4 credits*

CAS

328

Studies in Communication

3 credits*

CAS

463

Advanced Seminar

2-4 credits*

 

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