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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Speech Communication, B.A.


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Requirements for Graduation:

To be eligible for graduation, students majoring in Speech Communication must complete a minimum of 122 credits, achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher, satisfy the College’s residency requirements, and satisfactorily complete the General Education Requirements of the College. Courses used to complete General Education Requirements may not be taken on a pass/fail basis. In addition, students majoring in Speech Communication must earn a grade of 2.0 or higher in all courses taken in the major.

Required Courses for Speech Communication Major:


Competency Courses


In addition: students are required to select six competency courses from the following offerings:

Area Electives


Students must also complete an area elective requirement by selecting any two Communication courses offered within the three majors.

Humanities/Social Science Electives


Students are required to complete four courses in the humanities or social and behavioral sciences at the 200 level or above. One of these courses must be a literature course.

Free Electives (25-27 credits)


Speech Communication Suggested Course Sequence:


Freshman Year (27-29 credits)


Sophomore Year (32 credits)


Junior Year (33 credits)


  • Area I Distribution Requirements 3 credit hours
  • Humanities, Social or Behavioral Science Electives 6 credit hours
  • Competency Courses 9 credit hours
  • CM 327 Persuasion 3 credit hours
  • CM 329 Interpersonal Communication 3 credit hours
  • Area Elective 3 credit hours
  • Free Electives 6 credit hours

Senior Year (30 credits)


  • Humanities, Social or Behavioral Science Electives 6 credit hours
  • Area IV Distribution Requirement 3 credit hours
  • CM 402 Communication Seminar 3 credit hours
  • Competency Elective 3 credit hours
  • Free Electives 15 credit hours

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