Department of Communication


This page will give you a listing of the communication classes offered in four areas of specialization within the Department of Communication: Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations, and Interpersonal/Organizational Communication.

All Communication majors must complete the following required courses. You should complete COMM 2000 by the end of your sophomore year. You should take COMM 2870 during your junior year, and you should only register for COMM 4910 after achieving senior status. You may take COMM 2600 at any time.

Along with the required courses for all students the department offers Conceptual courses covering the theory and ideas of the subject being studied, and Applied courses which put the theory and ideas into action.

All communication majors are required to take a minimum of 35 hours and a maximum of 43 hours of communication classes. Students must take a minimum of 8 hours from the list of Applied Communication classes and a minimum of 8 hours from the list of Conceptual Communication classes. It is suggested that students also take between 2 and 6 hours of Professional Experience classes.

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Last Updated: 10/30/19