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: