College of Arts & Sciences
Curriculum

The Communication Studies major is a comprehensive and flexible program of study that combines all aspects of communication. A list of recommended courses for the Communications Studies major can be found below. Students may also select courses, in consultation with a faculty adviser, from the other three communication majors.
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Communication majors must complete the following courses for the core curriculum of the College of Arts and Sciences:

     
   Departmental Core Requirements
 
 COST 1600
Oral Communication
 (Fall of Freshman year, sections CM and CO only)
 3
 COMM 1670
Introduction to Communication Theory
3
 COMM 1421 
Writing for the media
3
 COMM 2134
Communication Ethics
3
 COMM 2135
Communication Research
3

 

Major Requirements

 COST 1600
 Oral Communication  
 COMM 1421
 Writing for the Media  
 COMM 1670
 Introduction to Communication Theory  
 COMM 2134
 Communication Ethics  
 COMM 2135
 Communication Research  
 COST 2612
 History of Rhetoric  
 COMM 2136
 Communication Law  
 COST 2625
 Public and Presentational Speaking  
 COST 2626
 Rhetorical Criticism  
 COST 1610
 Dynamics of Human Communication  
 COST 2622
 Group Discussion  
 
 or  
 COST 2623
 Persuasive Speaking
 
 COST 2000
 Intercultural Communication  

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