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Communication - Tailor Leadership

Leadership in Organizations & Community (18 credits)

Required Courses:

(Must take both)

Choose 4 Elective Courses:

Core Courses: Two Required

Foundational or Supplementary Courses: Choose four elective courses from either 

Foundational Courses:

Supplementary Courses:

Students can combine Leadership in Organizations and Community with other specializations to expand their career options. Consider an example of combinations and possible career paths.  

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  • Specializations are open to Communication majors.
  • Students may earn more than one specialization (as long as all requirements are satisfied).
  • Specialization course credits will apply toward satisfying degree requirements 
  • A total of six courses (18 credits) are required for each specialization.
  • There are NO course substitutions permitted unless the department has approved a new course/special topics course for a specialization.
  • Courses already taken (even before fall 2014) will count toward the specializations if they are on the approved list. Students must follow all the same rules for enrolling in a course as any student not in a specialization (e.g., all prerequisites apply).