SC&I offers an undergraduate major in Communication (COM). The program consists of 36 credits:
The electives give you the opportunity to focus on an area of concentration. A GPA of 2.0 in Communication is required for completion of the Communication major. You may use this sheet to document the completion of your Communication courses as you proceed through the major.
Upon completion of the 36-credit hours student will meet the following Program Learning Objectives:
We seek dynamic, engaged students who wish to learn how to evaluate, implement, use and manage information technologies. To be considered for acceptance, you must complete:
Students who are accepted into the COM major complete three sets of requirements: one SC&I interdisciplinary course, four core courses and seven electives. You can access complete course descriptions for these and all SC&I undergraduate courses online.
Required Courses (21 credits):
Upper Level Communication Electives (15 credits):
These electives are exclusively available to Communication majors except 04:192:380 Public Speaking, which is open to the general student population as well.
NOTE: Students admitted to COM before Fall 2017, please see separate program requirements.
The COM major offers four specializations to help you stand out in today’s competitive job market.
If you’re looking to gain a wider perspective, you may elect to combine specializations. Not sure what specialization works best? View all specializations at once with our "At-a-Glance Chart". With careful planning, a specialization shouldn’t take any more credits that the major—contact an advisor in the Office of Student Services for expert advice.
Want to earn a COM bachelor’s degree and a Master of Communication and Media degree? Check out our dual degree BA and MCM program option.