2014-15 Degree Plan

Communication, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Communication & Journalism
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 130: Public Speaking or CJ 293: Topics 3 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Freshman Academic Choice 3 D-
Math 3 C
Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 101L: Introduction to Communication 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 4 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Elective any Level or SPAN for prerequisite 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ Concentration Course 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
  • CJ 130 Can be taken here if not taken in term 1.
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 61 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 332: Business and Professional Speaking or CJ 333: Professional Communication 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 79 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 300: Theories of Communication 3 C
CJ Concentration Course 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 18
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 97 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 301: Communication Research Methods 3 C
CJ Concentration Course 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
2nd Major or Elective any Level 3 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 113 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ Elective 3 C
CJ 400: Senior Seminar: Perspectives on Communication 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Elective Any Level 1 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 128 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ Elective 3 C
CJ Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimum graduation GPA = 2.00. Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA for admisssion to and graduation from the College of Art & Science.

  • CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking