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COMMUNICATION STUDIES Concentration

The Communication Studies Concentration is designed to provide students with multiple interests and diverse talents a well-rounded, broad-based background in communication that is applicable to a wide variety of careers or graduate study. Students are encouraged to work with their advisor to customize their curriculum to meet their personal and professional goals.

 

Credits

Choose two of the following (oral focus):

6

COM 1410 Acting I

3

COM 2030 Oral Interpretation

3

COM 2010 Public Speaking

3

COM 2100 Managerial Communication

3

COM 3015 Advanced Public Speaking

3

COM 3100 Argumentation & Debate

3

Choose two of the following (written focus):

6

COM 2200 Writing for Broadcast Media

3

COM 2210 Writing for Media Platforms

3

COM 2220 Screenwriting for Film and Television

3

COM 2390 Writing About Sports

3

COM 2476 Scriptwriting

3

COM 2800 Publicity Techniques

3

COM 2900 Multimedia Journalism

3

Choose one of the following (interpersonal focus):

3

COM 2020 Intercultural Communication

3

COM 2112 Conflict Management

3

COM 2130 Nonverbal Communication

3

COM 2320 Effective Listening

3

COM 3010 Small Group Communication

3

COM 3040 Persuasion

3

COM 3652 Gender Communication

3

Choose two of the following (content area focus):

6

COM 1710 Media and Broadcasting Basics

3

COM 2140 Social Media Communication

3

COM 2150 Health Communication

3

COM 2492 Introduction to Film: The History of Film

3

COM 2640 Video Games: A Cultural History

3

COM 2700 The Business of Hollywood

3

COM 2740 Television Producing and Production

3

COM 2748 The Business of Sports Production

3

COM 2770 Digital Film Fundamentals

3

COM 3545 Modern Drama

3

Choose one of the following (critical focus):

3

COM 2180 Leadership Communication

3

COM 2493 Introduction to Film: Art and Form

3

COM 2498 Film Criticism

3

COM 3120 Speech Criticism: A Look at Great Speeches

3

COM 3506 Media Law and Ethics

3

COM 3645 Video Games: Theory and Analysis

3

COM 3650 Media, Culture and Society

3

Total:

24