Summary of Communication Studies requirements
The Core Required Courses: (15 credits)
CS 221 - Persuasion and Argumentation
CS 222 - Interpersonal Communication
CS 325 - Introduction to Communication Theory
CS 446 - Gender Communication
CS 472 Communication Research: Senior Seminar
The program offers a choice of two tracks: (15 credits each)
Media Communication: including Introduction to Mass Communication, New Media, Communication Technology, Visual Communication, Computer Mediated Communication, Freedom of the Press, Critical Analysis of the Media, Writing for the Media, Messages of War, Introduction to Journalism , Journalism II, and Digital Technology.
Organizational Communication and Leadership: including Business and Global Communication, Public Relations, Communicating Change, Crisis Communication, Organizational Communication, and Leadership
Two Additional Courses (6 credits) from the other "track" or from the following:
CS 445 - Crime, Justice, and the Media
CS 447 - Communication within the Criminal Justice System
CS 491 - Internship in Communication Studies
All courses used to fulfill requirements for the CS major must be a grade of "C" or higher.