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Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Speech Option

Those students choosing the speech option must take:

Students choosing the speech option, in consultation with an advisor, can design a program in one of the following areas of emphasis:

  1. communication for the professions
  2. language and culture
  3. organizational communication
  4. performance studies

Curriculum

The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

Fall Credits
SCIL 1XXX Science with Laboratory 1
4
COMM 2003 Public Speaking 3
COMM Elective 6
Elective 3
Total Hours 16

Fall Credits
COMM 3003 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM Elective (3000-4000 level) 6
 Elective 6
Total Hours 15
Spring Credits
FAH 1XXX Fine Arts and Humanities Courses 1
3
COMM Elective (3000- 4000 level) 3
Elective (3000-4000 level) 6
 Elective 3
Total Hours 15

Fall Credits
COMM 4003 Human Communication Theory 3
Elective (3000-4000 level) 12
Total Hours 15
Spring Credits
COMM Elective 3
COMM Elective (3000- 4000 level) 3
Elective (3000-4000 level) 1
Elective 5
Total Hours 12

1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2Certain electives and social sciences are recommended based on student’s emphasis.