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Courses for the Major



Communication Studies Core Courses:

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Business & Professional Communication
  • Persuasion
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Theories of Public Communication

Communication Studies Electives (Choose 5 courses from the following):

  • Listening
  • Forensics
  • Argumentation & Debate
  • Family Communication
  • Teamwork in Organizations
  • Communication Internship
  • The Rhetoric of Social Movements
  • Political Rhetoric in Film
  • Conflict Management
  • Gender and Communication
  • Social Networking
  • Organizational Communication
  • Crisis Communication
  • Communication Criticism
  • Great American Oratory
  • Contemporary Issues in Organizational Communication
  • Political Communication


For the major, you may choose to pursue a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree. Because the major only designates 30 hours, you’ll have a minor and about 20 hours of general elective credit. Your faculty advisor will work with you one-on-one to tailor a program of study that best prepares you for your career and life aspirations!




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