Communication Arts

Major: Communication Arts

Catalog: 2009-2010

*See DegreeWorks for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4 COMM 100 Introduction to Communication 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2   *HIST GE Requirement 3
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
  *MATH GE Requirement 3      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
COMM 200 Persuasive Communication 3   *Major Requirement - Communication Electives (15 hours required) 3
COMM 210 Interpersonal Communication 3   *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3
WRIT 230 or WRIT 310 Introduction to Journalism (fall) or Professional Writing and Desktop Publishing (spring) 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *BIBL/RELI GE Requirement 3   *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
  *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3   *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3
  *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1   Electives 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 46 Cumulative Credits 62
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
COMM 300 Communication Theory and Research 3 COMM 324 Argumentation and Critical Thinking 3
  *Major Requirement - Communication Electives (15 hours required) 3   COMM 305 or COMM 275/475 (3 hours required for Pro Comm Act or Field Exp) 1
  *Major Requirement - Communication Electives (15 hours required) 3   *Major Requirement - Communication Electives (15 hours required) 3
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  Electives 4   Electives 6
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 78 Cumulative Credits 94
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
COMM 480 Senior Capstone:Ethical & Spiritual Dimensions 3 COMM 400 Critical Approaches to Communication 3
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3   COMM 305 or COMM 275/475 (3 hours required for Pro Comm Act or Field Exp) 1
  COMM 305 or COMM 275/475 (3 hours required for Pro Comm Act or Field Exp) 1   Electives 12
  *Major Requirement - Communication Electives (15 hours required) 3      
  Electives 6      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 110 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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