Communication B.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
or MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
3  
Or select one of the following (if pre-requisites are met): 1
MATH 2053C Finite Mathematics
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
COMM 1023 Communication in a Diverse World
or core Social Science course
3  
COMM 1233 Media, Community and Citizenship
or core Humanities course
3  
US History university/state core requirement3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Higher level math course, as required1  3
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World1
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)1
COMM 1003 Film Lecture (Sp, Fa, Su) or core Fine Arts course  3
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003)  3
World language course 1013 or higher (if qualified) or world culture course  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
COMM 2333 Introduction to Communication Research (Sp, Fa) or choose one COMM introductory course: COMM 2323, 2343, 2353, 28133  
Choose one COMM introductory course: COMM 2323, 2343, 2353, 28133  
Science university/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement4  
Social Science university/state core requirement3  
World language course 2003 (or world culture course)3  
COMM 2333 Introduction to Communication Research (Sp, Fa) or choose one COMM introductory course: COMM 2323, 2343, 2353, 2813  3
COMM Elective (2000 or above)1  3
Social Science university/state core requirement  3
Science university/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement  4
General Elective  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective1,23  
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective1,23  
Advanced Level Elective13  
General Elective6  
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective1,2  3
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective1,2  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective1,23  
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective1,23  
3000 or 4000-level elective13  
Advanced Level Elective13  
Advanced Level Elective (as needed)13  
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective1,2  3
3000 or 4000-level COMM elective or General Elective1,2  3
3000 or 4000-level Fulbright College elective1,2  3
Advanced Level Elective (as needed) or General Elective1  3
General Elective  1
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120