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Courses

CORE COURSES FOR THE COMMUNICATION MAJOR

  • COMM 1311 Introduction to Communication (SPCH 1311)
  • COMM 2311 Writing for the Mass Media
  • COMM 3303 Communication Law and Ethics or COMM 4303 Special Topics in Communication
  • COMM 3316 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 3323 Theories of Communication
  • COMM 3326 Integrated Media Communication
  • COMM 3335 Mass Communication and Society
  • COMM 4311 Public Relations
  • COMM 4344 Communication Campaign Development
  • COMM 4345 Communication and Conflict Management
  • COMM 4350 Research in Communication
  • COMM 4360 Senior Capstone Experience in Communication*

COMMUNICATION ELECTIVES FOR THE COMMUNICATION MAJOR (choose at least 8 courses)

  • SPCH 2333 Group Communications and Discussion
  • COMMU 1300 Social Media Communication
  • COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Media
  • COMM 2316 Interviewing Principles
  • COMM 2327 Introduction to Advertising
  • COMM 2331 Radio/TV announcing
  • COMM 2333 Film and T.V. Production
  • COMM 3310 Communication in Context
  • COMM 3311 Gender and Communication
  • COMM 3312 Difficult Dialogues for Valuing Diversity
  • COMM 3315 Methods and Strategies of Social Influence
  • COMM 3325 Family Communication
  • COMM 3330 Leadership Communication
  • COMM 3353 Advanced Public Speaking
  • COMM 3360 Feature Writing
  • COMM 4300 Communication Internship
  • COMM 4312 Applied Organizational Communication
  • COMM 4332 Principles of Instruction and Training
  • COMM 4340 Advertising
  • Two electives from 3000-4000

*Starting in Spring 2014

**Depending upon a student’s career interest, free elective courses are taught in Radio and Television Broadcasting, Technical and Professional Communication, Advanced Public Speaking, and Special Topics in Communication. An internship class giving credit for work in a professional setting is available as an elective and strongly recommended.

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