B.A. in Speech Communication

  • The Communication option consists of 48 credits. 
  • A minimum 2.00 major GPA is required for graduation
  • This sample plan does not guarantee graduation if you are a transfer student or non-first term, first year freshman.
  • The undergraduate prerequisite core must be successfully completed with an institutional GPA of 2.00 or better before the student applies to the major. Students completing the prerequisite core are placed  in pre-communication until then.
  • NOTE: remember to pay attention to upper division requirements (60 credits) and any minors.

FIRST YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
COMM 111 3
Biological Science 4
MTH 105 3
Language 111 4
U-Engage 2
TOTAL 16

Winter Term

Credits
COMM 114 3
Physical Science 4
WR 121 3
Language 112 4
HHS 231 2
TOTAL 16

Spring Term

Credits
COMM 218 3
Fine Arts 3
Cultural Diversity 3
Language 113 4
PAC 1
TOTAL 14

SECOND YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
WR II 3
DPD 3
3rd Lab Science 4
Language 211 4
   
TOTAL 14

Winter Term

Credits
Literature and the Arts 3
Non-Western 3
Humanities 3
Language 212 4
General Elective 3
TOTAL 16

Spring Term

Credits
WR III* 3
Western Culture 3
Social Science 3
Language 213 4
COMM elective 3
TOTAL 16

*For COMM majors only - additional WR II for Speech Comm Bacc Core requirement.

THIRD YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
COMM 300 elective 3
COMM 300 elective 3
One additional CLA core class 4
Science, Technology and Society 3
Social Processes 3
TOTAL 16

Winter Term

Credits
COMM 320 or COMM 321 3
COMM 300 elective 3
Contemporary Global Issues 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Term

Credits
COMM 320 or COMM 321 3
COMM 300 elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
COMM THEORY 3
COMM 300 elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Winter Term

 
RHETORICAL THEORY 3
COMM 400 elective (WIC) 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Term

Credits
METHODS 3
COMM 400 elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 15
  • COMM 320 and COMM 321 are pre-requisities for some 400 level classes. These should be taken in either the 3rd year or early 4th year.
  • See list of Speech Communication courses to track individual pre-requisities.