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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, BA


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Note: Students will not be admitted into the BA program after Fall 2007. Please see the BS degree and concentrations listed below. The BA in communication prepares students (admitted prior to Fall 2007) to work in public relations and journalism in business, government, and community agencies. The program offers traditional courses in mass communication along with courses reflecting the dynamic interpersonal and technological communication changes of today’s society. In order to declare a major in the BA in communication, a student must have a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA, and must achieve a minimum grade of C- (1.7) in both COMM 1001  and COMM 1002 . A minimum grade of C- (1.7) is required in all COMM/MPRD courses that count toward the major. Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum - 42 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum )

2. Foreign language through level 1004 - 12 s.h.


4. Concentration area - 21 s.h.


(Choose one.)

Communication Studies - 21 s.h.:


5. Minor and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.


Students who major in communication cannot minor in communication.

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