Sep 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Communications


Communication - Public Relations Concentration BA Four-Year Plan

Fall Spring
First Year
COMM 256 - Principles of Communication Theory   COMM 245 - Media and Society  
COMM 350 - Public Speaking   Mathematics Requirement
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   Foreign Language Requirement (2/3)
Foreign Language Requirement (1/3) Multicultural Requirement
Breadth Requirement (1/12) Breadth Requirement (2/12)
First Year Experience  
Credits: 17 Credits: 16
Second Year
COMM 330 - Communication and Interpersonal Behavior   COMM 301 - Introduction to Communication Research Methods  
Foreign Language Requirement (3/3) Breadth Requirement (5/12)
Breadth Requirement (3/12) Breadth Requirement (6/12)
Breadth Requirement (4/12) Breadth Requirement (7/12)
Free Elective (1/9) Free Elective (2/9)
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Third Year
COMM 309 - Introduction to Public Relations   COMM 311 - Public Relations Writing  
COMM 345 - Legal Issues of the Mass Media   COMM 400-level Elective (1/2)**
Breadth Requirement (8/12) Discovery Learning Experience
Breadth Requirement (9/12) Breadth Requirement (11/12)
Breadth Requirement (Group D with Laboratory) (10/12) Free Elective (3/9)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
COMM 400-level Elective (should satify Capstone) (2/2)**            COMM Elective
Second Writing Requirement Free Elective (6/9)
Breadth Requirement (12/12) Free Elective (7/9)
Free Elective (4/9) Free Elective (8/9)
Free Elective (5/9) Free Elective (9/9)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15

* Minimum C- required in all COMM courses. Minimum 33 credits in COMM; maximum 45 credits.
** See program page for approved 400-level courses.

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department. This document is not intended to replace advising. It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. Students can also utilize the Degree Audit in UDSIS to monitor their progress.