Communication, Communication Studies, Minor
Liberal Arts (Code 583-401)
|Twenty-four semester credits, including:|
|Communication Studies Core: 6 credits|
|CJ 105||Communication in Contemporary Society||3|
|CJ 202||Fundamentals of Speech||3|
|or CJ 203||Fundamentals of Human Communication|
|Communication Studies Electives (12 credits, at least 9 of which must be at the 300-level or higher):||12|
|Introduction to Interpersonal Communication|
|Human Communication Theory|
|Introduction to Rhetoric and Society|
|Introduction to Organizational Communication|
|Topics in Advanced Interpersonal Communication|
|Small Group Communication|
|Communication and Gender|
|Mass Media and Popular Culture|
|Diversity & Communication: Organizational & Media Contexts|
|Topics in Communication and Social Advocacy|
|General Communication and Journalism Electives: (6 credits from any course with a CJ prefix with the exception of CJ 202 and CJ 203; students may choose courses from the list of communication studies electives above but a course may be used in only one requirement category.)||6|
Note: No major or minor credit may be earned under the S/U option.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcomes:
- Students will prepare and deliver oral presentations.
- Students will apply discipline-specific theories to explain human communication/behavior and make suggestions for corrective actions where needed.
- Students will describe the role of communication in a variety of contexts.
- Students will explain what it means to communicate ethically.