Bachelor of Arts with a major in Communication with a concentration in Digital & Strategic Communication (BA) *RELLIS CAMPUS

HOURS REQUIRED

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Major
COMM 3300Intro to Theo Prin of Comm3
COMM 3310Methods of Inquiry:Quant Rsch3
COMM 3312Methods of Inquiry:Qual Rsch3
COMM 4350Internship3
COMM 4360Comm Theory&Practice3
Select 24 SCH from remaining 3000-4000 COMM courses. 24
Concentration
Select 21 SCH from the following: 21
Public Relations
Public Relations Campaigns
Fundamentals of Advertising
Communication Law
Organizational Communication
Communication Ethics
Special Topics in Comm (if topic has a Digital/Strategic Communication focus)
Special Issues in Comm (if topic has a Digital/Strategic Communication focus)
Additional Requirements
Select 18 SCH at 1000-2000 level, of which 12 SCH must be COMM courses. 18
Note
COMM 3309 and 4330 may be repeated for credit within the degree program when topic changes.
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
Creative Arts 3
COMM General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
Social/Behavioral Science 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
General Elective 3
COMM General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Life & Physical Science 1 3
COMM General Elective 3
COMM General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
Junior
Fall
COMM 3300 Intro to Theo Prin of Comm 3
COMM 3312 Methods of Inquiry:Qual Rsch 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Concentration Elective 2 3
Advanced COMM Concentration Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
COMM 3310 Methods of Inquiry:Quant Rsch 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Concentration Elective 2 3
Advanced COMM Concentration Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
COMM 4360 Comm Theory&Practice 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Concentration Elective 2 3
Advanced COMM Concentration Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
COMM 4350 Internship 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Major Elective 3
Advanced COMM Concentration Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.