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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, BS

The BS in communication, has concentrations in interpersonal/organizational communication, journalism, media production, media studies and public relations. Students must be admitted to the School of Communication prior to pursuing a major. Admission may be requested upon acceptance to ECU. Students are required to meet with a School of Communication’s advisor in order to apply. Entering freshmen must have a minimum 3.0 un-weighted high school GPA. Continuing or transfer students may apply for admittance, provided he or she has a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. To continue in any communication major, the student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

A minimum grade of C- (1.7) is required in all COMM/MPRD courses that count toward the major. In addition, a minimum grade of C- (1.7) must be achieved in all COMM/MPRD prerequisites before students can advance in the curriculum.

Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum requirements - 42 s.h.

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

2. Foreign language through level 1002 - 6 s.h.

4. Concentration area - 30-36 s.h.

(Choose one)

Journalism - 30 s.h.:

Public Relations - 33 s.h.:

Note: Public Relations students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average to remain in the concentration.

5. Minor or structured electives to complete requirements for graduation.

Students who major in communication cannot minor in communication.