Communication: Human Communication Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Communication (COMM 100M) 3 credits
Knowing & Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 101) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Interpersonal Communication (COMM 210) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Intro to Comm Research Methods (COMM 260) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
Persuasive Communication (COMM 200) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Argumentation & Critical Thinking (COMM 324) 3 credits
Professional Writing (WRIT 310) 3 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR & PHIL GE Requirement 3 credits
HIST, PSCI or INTL GE Requirement 3 credits
Internships: Finding, Landing & Succeeding (optional/recommended) (CPAS 216) 1 credits
Electives 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Mass Media & Popular Culture (COMM 230) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Communication Theory & Research (COMM 300) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Major Requirement - Communication Elective (see online catalog) 3 credits
Intercultural Communication (COMM 420) 3 credits
Electives 9 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 77 credits

Spring Semester

Major Requirement - Communication Elective (see online catalog) 3 credits
Small Group Communication (COMM 290) 3 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Internship (COMM 475) 3 credits
Senior Capstone (COMM 480) 3 credits
Navigating College to Career (optional/recommended) (CPAS 318) 1 credits
Electives 9 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Critical Approaches to Communication (COMM 400) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 9 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 620 or higher.