Course Requirements

Communication and Social Influence Emphasis

Below are the required courses for the Communication Studies major, Communication and Social Influence emphasis. You can also minor in this emphasis.

Major Requirements – Communication and Social Influence Emphasis: 42 hours

CORE Courses: Required for all Communication Studies majors (18 hours)
Communication and Social Influence Required Courses (12 hours)
Other Communication Studies courses: choose 9 hours (required)
Experiential learning courses: choose 3 hours

In addition to the major requirements, the Communication and Social Influence emphasis requires 31 hours of electives, plus General Education courses as indicated below.

General Education Requirements: 51 hours

Writing Composition (2 courses required)
Fine Arts (1 course required)
Foreign Language (1 course required)
History (2 courses required)
Laboratory Science (2 courses required)
Literature (1 course required)
Mathematics (1 course required)
Oral Communication (1 course required)
Philosophy (1 course required)
Religious Studies (1 course required)
Social Science (2 courses required)
Wellness (1 course required)
Senior Symposium (1 course required)

Minor Requirements

CORE Courses (9 hours)
Other Communication Studies courses: (choose 9 hours)

Minor Advising Checklist (PDF)