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) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (if required)3  
Or select one of the following: 1
MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought (Sp, Su, Fa)
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World (Sp, Fa)
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
Higher-level MATH course
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
US History university/state core requirement3  
Elementary ll world language course numbered 10133  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Select one of the following as required:   3
MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World (Sp, Fa)1
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103) (Sp, Su, Fa)1
Higher level math course, as required1
General Elective
Intermediate l world language course numbered 2003  3
COMM 1023 Communication in a Diverse World (Sp, Fa)
or COMM 1233 Media, Community and Citizenship (Sp, Fa)
  3
Fine Arts or Humanities core course or COMM 1003 (as needed)  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
COMM 2333 Introduction to Communication Research (Sp, Fa)3  
or any COMM elective
Science university/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement4  
Social Science university/state core requirement3  
Fine Arts or Humanities core course or COMM 1003 (as needed)3  
COMM 1233 Media, Community and Citizenship (Sp, Fa) (as needed)
or COMM 1023 Communication in a Diverse World (Sp, Fa)
3  
COMM 2333 Introduction to Communication Research (Sp, Fa)  3
or any COMM Elective
Advanced Level Elective1  3
Social Science university/state core requirement  3
Science university/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement  4
Fine Arts or Humanities core course or COMM 1003 (as needed)  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  
Social Science university/state core requirement3  
General Elective3  
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 elective1,2  3
3000 or 4000-level Fulbright College elective1,2  3
Advanced Level Elective (as needed)1  3
or General Elective
General Elective  1
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.