Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Core Curriculum Requirement

10 - English Composition – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20 - Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Math or Higher

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

  • Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

  • Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 - Political Science – 6 semester hours

  • GOVT 2305
  • GOVT 2306

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  •  SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC or BCIS

Major Requirements

General Program Requirements – 28 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • PSYC 4318 or MKGT 4311 – Research Methods or Buyer Behavior
  • PSYC 3315 – Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • ENGL 3312 – Grammar & Rhetoric
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL - 3 s.h. in UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL - 3 s.h. in UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL - 3 s.h. in UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL

Communication Concentration/Specialization  – 24 semester hours

  • COMM 3310 – Introduction to Communication Theory
  • COMM 3311 – Organizational Communication
  • COMM 4314 – Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 4330 – New Media Theory
  • UD COMM Elective
  • UD COMM Elective
  • UD COMM Elective
  • UD COMM Elective

LD / UD Free Electives and/or Minor – 24 semester hours

  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.