Communication

The Communication program prepares students to fulfill leadership roles in human resources, event planning, management, and media relations. All Communication graduates earn Leadership Skills Certification.


Courses

Courses

The Communication program prepares students to fulfill leadership roles in human resources, event planning, management, and media relations. All Communication graduates earn Leadership Skills Certification.

Required Communication Core

SPC 3301                     Interpersonal Communication                                                                                               3         
SPC 2300 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 3
SPC 2608 Basic Communication Skills 3
SPC 3605 Speech Writing, Analysis, and Delivery 3
PUR 4800 Communication Research 3
COM 4620 Communication Ethics 3
Total Hours 15

Integrated Skills

Choose six hours from each category below 18
Total Hours 18

Rhetorical Emphasis

SPC 4513 Argumentation and Debate 3
SPC 4540 Propaganda and Persuasion 3
SPC 4680 Rhetorical Criticism 3

Relational Emphasis

COM 4014 Gender and Communication 3
COM 4465 Conflict Management 3
SPC 4710 Intercultural Communication 3

Professional Contexts

COM 4022 Health Communication 3
COM 4120 Organizational Communication 3
SPC 4650 Political Communication 3

Integrated Capstone Experiences

Choose three semester hours from the following:  
COM 4103 Leadership Communication 3
COM 4940 Internship in Communication 3
SPC 3593 Practicum in Forensics 3

3000/4000 Level Communication Arts electives

3000/4000 level Communication Arts electives 3-6

Major-Related

Students must complete a minor or its 15 sh equivalent in a field related to the student’s career objectives and additional approved 3000/4000 level electives outside Communication Arts. 18-21
Total Hours 18-21