Communication, B.S. - Concentration: Personal and Professional Communication

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120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

Tier 1 - Technological Fluency:
COM 101 - Fundamentals of Professional Presentations (‘C’ or better required)

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

45 Credits Required

Core Requirements
15 Credits Required
‘C’ or better required

Requirements:
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
30 Credits Required
‘C’ or better required

Requirements:
COM 287 - Introduction to Communication Research
COM 300 - Organizational Communication
COM 302 - Relational Communication (Formerly COM 233)
COM 387 - Communication Theory
COM 440 - Cultural Influences on Communication

Select 6 Credits from:

  • COM 315 - Team and Project Management
  • COM 370 - Interpersonal Conflict and Communication
  • COM 375 - Family Communication
  • COM 410 - Crisis and Communication
  • COM 422 - Professional Training and Development (formerly COM 322)
  • COM 430 - Communication Strategies in the Workplace
  • 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

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

No cognates are required for this program.

FREE ELECTIVES

Remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).