Feb 29, 2024  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, B.A.

120 Credit Hours

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1.   Actively engage in civil society in both face-to-face and digital settings.

2.   Participate meaningfully in civil discourse through the development of skills in statistical, rhetorical, and organizational analysis.

3.   Make ethical judgments about their own and others’ contributions to civil discourse in face-to-face interactions, and social, digital, and public media.

4.   Apply their faith to communication interactions with others.

5.   Exercise skills in negotiation and mediation of conflict.

6.   Practice effective communication skills in a variety of communication contexts.

7.   Promote the intellectual, spiritual, and emotional growth of others from differing cultural and social contexts.

Graduation Requirements

Conferral of a Baccalaureate degree in this program of study is determined by successful completion of the Baccalaureate Graduation Requirements outlined here .

NOTE: Students must earn 42 upper level (3000-4000) credit hours in order to graduate. A total of at least 21 of these upper level credit hours must be completed in the selected major.

Visit this program’s information page  for additional program-specific requirements.

Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) - 43 Credit Hours

The Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Social Science requirement is fulfilled through other courses in this major. Only 40 of the 43 credit hours of the Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Program will still be required for the completion of this program.

Communication Major - 39 Credit Hours

Core Communication Courses - 15 Credit Hours

Concentrations in Communication - 12 Credit Hours

Complete one of the following concentrations:

Additional Required Credit Hours - 41 Credit Hours

This program must include a minor from outside the program or an additional major.

Sample Degree Plan

Communication Degree Plan