Communication, B.S. - Personal and Professional Communication

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:https://www.southernct.edu/academics/communication  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (45 Credits)

Core Requirements (18 Credits)
‘C’ or better required
COM 101 - Public Speaking
COM 150 - World of Communication
COM 210 -Human Communication
COM 212 - Visual Communication
COM 350 - Workplace Communication
COM 450 - Communication Capstone

Personal and Professional Concentration (27 Credits)
‘C’ or better required
COM 287 - Introduction to Communication Research
COM 300 - Organizational Communication
COM 302 - Relational Communication (Formerly COM 233)
COM 387 - Communication Theory

Select 6 Credits from:
COM 315 - Team and Project Management
COM 370 - Interpersonal Conflict and Communication
COM 375 - Family Communication
COM 410 - Crisis Communication
COM 422 - Professional Training and Development (formerly COM 322)
COM 430 - Communication Strategies in the Workplace
COM 440 - Cultural Influences on Communication
COM 481 - Applied Perspectives in Personal and Professional Communication
COM 490 - Practicum in Personal and Professional Communication

Select 6 credits from:
Any COM course (except COM 135, 228)
MGT 300 - Management and Organization
MGT 305 - Organizational Behavior
MGT 385 - Human Resources Management
REC 363 - Global Tourism Impacts and Management

 

Select 3 Credits from:
COM 430 - Communication Strategies in the Workplace
COM 481 - Applied Perspectives in Personal and Professional Communication
COM 490 - Practicum in Personal and Professional Communication
COM 494 - Practicum in Intercultural Communication
COM 497 - Communication Field Experience
COM 499 - Independent Study