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Communication Studies Program of Study

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Note: Students must complete all General Studies requirements as well as requirements for a second major or minor. A 48-hour option is available by advisement in the communication studies and organizational leadership and public relations concentration areas. Choose 12 hours of unduplicated courses in the concentration.

2019-20 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN

 

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2)

3

CNA 101 Intro to Theatre (General Studies CAT 4)

3

CNA 201 Small Group Communication or CNA 210 Interpersonal Communication

3

CNA 240/440 Intercollegiate Forensics

1-3

CNA 252 Public Address

3

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1) (take second semester)

3

Math by advisement (General Studies CAT 3)

3

General Studies CAT 5 and CAT 6

6

   

SOPHOMORE

 

CNA 302 Language and Human Behavior

3

CNA 317 Argumentation

3

CNA 346 Organizational Communication I

3

CNA 471 Mass Media and Society

3

General Studies CAT 7

3

General Studies CAT 8

3

 

 

JUNIOR

 

CNA 418 Health Communication

3

CNA 442 Communication and Rhetorical Theory

3

CNA 459 Organizational Leadership

3

CNA 465 Qualitative Research Methods

3

CNA 467 Intercultural Communication

3

CNA 470 Family Communication

3

General Studies CAT 9 and CAT 10

6

 

 

SENIOR

 

CNA 342 Persuasion

3

CNA 448 Organizational Communication II

3

CNA 455 Senior Seminar

3

CNA 478 Communication Ethics

3