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Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Course Requirements

General Education Requirements(49 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Regent Cornerstone and Capstone (6 credits)
GENE 100 The Making of the Christian Mind (3 credits)
GENE 402 The Making of a Christian Leader (3 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Christian Foundations (9 credits)
BIBL 103 Old Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 104 New Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 111 Introduction to Christian History and thought (3 credits)
Written and Oral Communication (6 credits)
COMM 110 Public Speaking (3 credits)
ENGL 101 English Composition (3 credits)
Critical Thinking and Analysis (6 credits)
ENGL 102 Research and Academic Writing (3 credits)
GENE 150 The True, the Good, and the Beautiful (3 credits)
Quantitative and Scientific Literacy (7-8 Credits)
Mathematics (3-4 credits)
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Math 101 Mathematics for Liberal Arts (3 credits)
Math 102 College Algebra (3 credits)
Math 201 Statistics (3 credits)
Math 211 Calculus (4 credits)
Math 220 Discrete Mathematics (3 credits)
Natural Sciences (4 credits)
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BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology with Lab (4 credits)
EASC 101 Introduction to Earth Science with Lab (4 credits)
Cultural Perspective (15-16 credits)
Global Studies (3 credits)
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GEOG 101 World Geography (3 credits)
HIST 205 Western Civilization I (3 credits)
HIST 206 Western Civilization II (3 credits)
HIST 211 World History I (3 credits)
HIST 212 World History II (3 credits)
SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I (4 credits)
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II (4 credits)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
Literature (3 credits)
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ENGL 205 Literature of the Western World (3 credits)
Economics (3 credits)
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ECON 101 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
ECON 120 Microeconomics (3 credits)
Arts (3 credits)
GENE 200 Art and Culture (3 credits)
U.S. History (3 credits)
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HIST 201 U.S. History I (to 1877) (3 credits)
HIST 202 U.S. History II (from 1877) (3 credits)
Total General Education Credits Required: (49 credits)

Please note: the information shown on these pages is for general reference only. Please refer to the academic catalog in effect at the time of your admission for specific requirements related to general education and other academic programs.

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Communication Major (36 credits)
Required for all emphases (15 credits)
COMM 215 Foundations of Communication (3)
COMM 220 Interpersonal Communication (3)
COMM 245 Communication Theory (3)
COMM 310 Narrative Concept and Development (3)
COMM 330 Communicating in the 21st Century (3)
Plus one of the following emphases
Concentration 1: Professional and Technical Writing (21 Credits)
COMM 350 Writing for Strategic Communication (3)
COMM 416 Communication Ethics (3)
ENGL 245 Foundations of Professional Writing (3)
ENGL 308 Business and Technical Writing (3)
ENGL 312 Personal and Professional Editing (3)
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
and 3 elective credits from other Communication offerings (3)
Concentration 2: Advertising/Public Relations (21 Credits)
COMM 340 Producing News, Information, Entertainment (3)
COMM 350 Writing for Strategic Communication (3)
COMM 416 Communication Ethics (3)
BUSN 240 Marketing Principles (3)
MKTG 210 Advertising and Promotion (3)
MKTG 250 Public Relations (3)
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
Concentration 3: Journalism (21 Credits)
JRNU 350 Writing for Strategic Communication (3)
JRNU 360 Principles of Journalism (3)
JRNU 365 Reporting (3)
ENGL 312 Personal and Professional Editing (3)
GOVT 240 American Government and Politics I (3)
or
GOVT 245 American Government and Politics II (3)
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
and 3 credit internship, COMM 497, in a related field of journalism (3)
Concentration 4: Organizational Communication (21 Credits)
COMM 336 Group Communication (3)
COMM 346 Organizational Communication for Professionals (3)
COMM 426 Nonverbal Communication (3)
LDST 201 Survey of Leadership (3)
LDST 350 Communication and Influence (3)
LDST 440 Organizational Dynamics (3)
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
Concentration 5: Internet and Social Media (21 Credits)
ANIM 103 Introduction to Digital Art (3)
BUSN 240 Marketing Principles (3)
COMM 350 Writing for Strategic Communication (3)
ENGL 310 Writing for the Web (3)
ISYS 204 Introduction to Information Systems (3)
JRNU 360 Principles of Journalism (3)
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
Concentration 6: Rhetoric and Public Culture (21 Credits)
COMM 217 Communication Studies (3)
COMM 255 Persuasive Communication (3)
COMM 420 Communication Criticism (3)
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
and 9 elective credits from other Communication offerings (9)
Concentration 7: Strategic Communication (21 credits)
COMM 340 Producing News, Information and Entertainment (3)
COMM 350 Writing for Strategic Communication (3)
COMM 440 Developing the Strategic Campaign (3)
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
and 9 elective credits from other Communication offerings (9)
Concentration 8: Theatre (21 credits)
THEU 101 Introduction to Theatre (3)
THEU 314 Play Analysis (3)
choose one of the following courses:
THEU 405 Theatre History 1 (3)
THEU 406 Theatre History 2 (3)
choose one of the following courses:
COMM 446 Capstone Seminar (3)
THEU 496 Portfolio (3)
and 9 elective credits from other Communication or Theatre offerings (9)
Electives (35 credits)
Total Degree Hours: 120

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