Curriculum

Strategic Communication Studies

Students are required to complete 40 credits for the Strategic Communication Studies major with or without a concentration and 48 credits to complete the major if they complete both concentrations.

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Course Number Course Title Credits
COMM 102 Public Speaking and the Public Sphere 4 Credits
COMM 103 Media and Society 4 Credits
COMM 105 Introduction to Human Communication 4 Credits
COMM 110 Voices Unheard: Gender, Race, and Power in America 4 Credits
COMM 205 Interpersonal Communication 4 Credits
COMM 220 Debate & Democracy 4 Credits
COMM 225 Argumentation and Advocacy 4 Credits
COMM 240 Digital Video Communication 4 Credits
COMM 245 Introduction to Media Writing 4 Credits
COMM 248 Media & Youth 4 Credits
COMM 250 Effective Listening 4 Credits
COMM 251 Communication and Conflict 4 Credits
COMM 253 Nonverbal Communication 2 Credits
COMM 265 Group Communication 4 Credits
COMM 271 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
COMM 277A Listening for Justice 4 Credits
COMM 278A Rhetoric of Social Change 4 Credits
COMM 282A Public Relations 4 Credits
COMM 283A Public Relations Branding 2 Credits
COMM 283B Advertising Branding 2 Credits
COMM 303 Social Movements 4 Credits
COMM 304 Political Communication 4 Credits
COMM 305 Gender, Voice, and Power 4 Credits
COMM 310 Black Civil Rights Rhetoric 4 Credits
COMM 311 Rhetoric and Religion 4 Credits
COMM 312 Rhetorical Dimensions of Sport 4 Credits
COMM 314 Public Health Marketing 4 Credits
COMM 330 Apology and Crisis Communication 4 Credits
COMM 331 Capstone: Rhetoric and Citizenship 4 Credits
COMM 335 Political Campaign Communication 4 Credits
COMM 336 Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Campaign Design 4 Credits
COMM 338 Strategic Social Media Marketing and Communication 4 Credits
COMM 341 News and Democracy 4 Credits
COMM 342 New Media: Communication in an On-Line Era 4 Credits
COMM 346 Capstone: Strategic Communication Campaigns 4 Credits
COMM 347 Capstone: Media Effects 4 Credits
COMM 350 Intercultural Communication 4 Credits
COMM 350A Intercultural Communication 4 Credits
COMM 351 Gender and Communication. 4 Credits
COMM 352 Health Communication 4 Credits
COMM 353A Intercultural Health Communication 4 Credits
COMM 360 Capstone: Language, Gender and Culture 4 Credits
COMM 361 Fat Studies 4 Credits
COMM 370 STUDY ABROAD 1-4 Credits
COMM 370CA LATIN AMERICA ON FILM (HM,HE) 4 Credits
COMM 370FA French [R]evolutions/Film – France 3 Credits
COMM 370LA Media in Britain 4 Credits
COMM 370LB Contemporary British Broadcasting 4 Credits
COMM 370R Communication in Cork 3 Credits
COMM 371 Individual Learning Project 1-4 Credits
COMM 378A ENVIRONMENTAL RHETORIC(HM,HE) 4 Credits
COMM 379A Freedom of Speech 4 Credits
COMM 379B Rhetoric of Advertising 4 Credits
COMM 382 Special Topics in Message Design 4 Credits
COMM 384B Rhetoric and Popular Music 4 Credits
COMM 384C Women, Rhetoric and Politics 4 Credits
COMM 387A Harlem Renaissance 4 Credits
COMM 387D Media, Law and Society 4 Credits
COMM 387E Monsters 4 Credits
COMM 387H Media, Culture, and Power 4 Credits
COMM 392 Communication Practicum 1 Credit
COMM 395 Capstone: Research Paper 4 Credits
COMM 397 Internship 1-16 Credits