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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)
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (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)
BIOL 102 Human 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 101 Western Civilization I (3 credits)
HIST 102 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)
ENGL 377 Shakespeare (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.

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
Emphasis 1: Rhetoric and Public Culture Emphasis (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 offeringsnd (9)
Emphasis 2: Strategic Communication Emphasis (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)
Emphasis 3: Theatre Emphasis (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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