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Communication WITH A CONCENTRATION In health communication

 

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FIRST YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

MATH 15

Intermediate Algebra

4

Fall, Spring

 

C-

Skills req

ENGL 100

Fundamentals of English

3

Fall, Spring

 

C-

Skills req

Foreign Language 103

Introductory Language I

4

Fall, Spring

 

C-

 

COMM 107 (DV)

Communication and the Human Condition

3

Fall, Spring

  C

SS, DV

Any Elective

  1

Fall, Spring

     
TOTAL   15        


Winterim Year 1 - optional
 Consult with your advisor whether winterim is appropriate for you in your first year.

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

ENGL 101

Composition and Reading

3

Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: Placement or ENGL 100

C-

Skills req

MATH 102 or MATH 111

Survey of Mathematics or College Algebra 1

4

Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: Placement or Math 15

C-

Skills req

SPCH 105 or COMM 205

Public Speaking or Oral Interpretation

3

Fall, Spring

   

HU

COMM 108

Media and Society

3

Fall, Spring

   

SS

Foreign Language 104

Introductory Language II

4

Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: Foreign Language 103 or placement

C  
TOTAL   17        

First Year Credit Total

  32        


Summer Year 1 - optional
Enrollment in Summer courses is recommended for students who end their first year with fewer than 30 credit hours.  

SECOND YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

COMM 207

Introducation to the Communication Discipline I

3

Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COMM 107 and 108

   

COMM 295

Sophomore Seminar

3

Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COMM 107 and 108

   

Any Level COMM

  3

Fall, Spring

     

CHEM 100 or CHEM 115

The World of Chemistry or Chemical Science

4

Fall, Spring

 See advisor

 

NS

AHS 101 or HESM 365 or NURS 102

Intro Applied Health Sciences or Personal, School, & Comm. Health or Perspectives Health Care System

3

Fall, Spring

     
TOTAL   16        


Winterim Year 2 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have accumulated fewer than 45 credits.   

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

COMM 208

Introduction to the Communication Discipline II

3

Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COMM 107, 108 and 207

   

COMM 255 or ENGL 201

Writing for Multimedia or Advanced Composition

3

Fall, Spring

ENGL 101 or COMM 108 or ENGL 101 with C- or better

   

Non-COMM 300+ Elective

  3

Fall, Spring

     

BIOS 101 or BIOS 105

Bioscience or Human Physiology & Anatomy I

4

Fall, Spring

See advisor

  NS

Gen Ed (HU)

  3

Fall, Spring

    HU
TOTAL   16        

Second Year Credit Total

  32        


Summer Year 2 - optional
Enrollment in Summer courses is strongly recommended for students who end their second year with fewer than 60 credit hours. 

THIRD YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

COMM 300+ Elective

  3

Fall, Spring

     

COMM 300+ Elective

  3

Fall, Spring

     

Diverse Human Systems Elective

  3

Fall, Spring

See advisor

   

Gen Ed (SS not COMM)

  3

Fall, Spring

   

SS

Gen Ed (NS)

  3

Fall, Spring

    NS

Any Elective

  1

Fall, Spring

     
TOTAL   16        


Winterim Year 3 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended  for students who have completed fewer than 75 credit hours.  

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

COMM 340

Health Communication

3

Spring

Prerequisite: Core Courses or consent of instructor

   

Any 300+ Level Elective 

  3

Fall, Spring

     

Advanced Message Design Elective

  3

Fall, Spring

See advisor

   

Gen Ed (NS)

  3

Fall, Spring

   

NS

Gen Ed (HU)

  3

Fall, Spring

    HU
TOTAL   15        

Third Year Credit Total

  31        


Summer Year 3 - optional

Enrollment in Summer courses is strongly recommended for students who end their third year with fewer than 90 credit hours.  

FOURTH YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

COMM 400+ level elective

  3

Fall, Spring

     

COMM 493

Capstone in Health Communication

1

Fall

Prerequisite: COMM 340

   

Any 300+ Level Elective 

  3

Fall, Spring

     

Any 300+ Level Elective 

  3

Fall, Spring

     

Gen Ed (SS not COMM)

  3

Fall, Spring

   

SS

Gen Ed (HU)

  3

Fall, Spring

    HU
TOTAL   16        


Winterim Year 4 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have completed fewer than 105 credit hours. 

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

COMM 495

Senior Seminar

3

Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: Core courses, graduating senior, 2.25 cumulative GPA

   

Any 300+ Level Elective 

  3

Fall, Spring

     

Any 300+ Level Elective 

  3

Fall, Spring

     

Any Elective

  3

Fall, Spring

     

Any Elective

  3

Fall, Spring

     
TOTAL   15        

Fourth Year Credit Total

  31        


Summer Year 4 - if needed
Enrollment in Summer courses is strongly recommended for students who have not completed the required 120 hours.

Graduation Requirements Summary
 

Minimum Total Hours Minimum Upper-Division Hours Min. Core Hours Major GPA Overall GPA
120 36 25 2.25 2.00

 

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