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chemistry class 4

Communication

Department: Communication - starting fall 2010

Core
Choose 2 of the following plus the First Year Seminar= 7 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 101 First Year Seminar
1
H
CM 130 Introduction to Human Communication
3
S
CM 132 Message Analysis
3
H
CS
CM 133 Mass Media & Society
3
H
CS
Choose 3 of the following = 9
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 200 The Art of Public Speaking
3
sophomore standing
H
CS
CM 220 Group Communication
4
CM 130
H
CS
CM 230 Interpersonal Communication
3
CM 130
H
CS
CM/IT 290 indiv@metaverse.com
3
CM 132 & IT 110 or IT 111
H
CS,CW
PACS 105 Introduction to Conflict Resolution
3
S
 
Choose 3 of the following = 9 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 300 Professional Presentations
3
CM 200
H
CS
CM 320 Qualitative Research Methods
3
CM 130, CM 220,CM 405
S
 
CM 330 Media Analysis
3
CM 132 or CM 133
H
CW
CM 340 Intercultural Communication
3
CM 230
HI
CM 365 Organizational Communication
3
CM 130, CM 220 &
CM 230
HS
CW
Practicum Courses (optional)
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 289 Communication Practicum
2
 
HF
 
Must Take 3 400 level courses plus Senior Seminar= 10 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 400* CP: Rotating Courses
3
CM 130 & CM 230
H
CS
CM 405** CS: Studies in Communication
3
CM 130 & CM 230
H
CM 420*** MS: Rotating Courses
3
CM 132 & CM 133
H
CM 401 Senior Seminar
1
Jr. or Sr. standing
H

* Communication Philosophy [CP] courses such as Health Communication, Listening, Advanced Interpersonal, Rhetoric of Coming Out, Storytelling and Rhetoric of Spirituality

** Communication Studies [CS] courses such as Women, Work and Identity, Nonverbal Communication

*** Media Studies [MS] courses such as CM 420A, Rhetoric of Film, CM 420B, Media Violence, CM 420D, Truth & Lying, CM 420E, Digital Storytelling

Must Take 2 Advanced Writing Courses = 6 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
EN 272 Introduction to Professional Writing
3
EN 110
H
CW
EN 303 Poetry Writing
3
EN 110
H
EN 305 Fiction Writing
3
EN 110 & EN 155
FH
EN 306 Essay Writing
3
EN 110
H
CW
EN 311 Professional News & Feature Writing
3
EN 110
H
CW
EN 315 Technical Writing
3
EN 110
H
CW
EN 376 Writing Across Media
3
EN 110 or EN 109
H

Total credits: 41-42
In order to complete the minimum 45 credit POE, students must either complete another communication/communication related course(s) OR do an internship and/or Honors thesis.

Maximum Number of Internship Credits = 15

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 490 Internship Seminar

2-9

corequisite CM 495
H
CM 495 Internship Research
2-6
corequisite CM 490
H
Maximum Number of Honor Thesis Credits = 6
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 497 Honors Research
3-6
senior standing
H
CS
CM 498 Honors Research
3-6
senior standing, CM 497
H
CS
Total POE credits with maximum number of internship and honors credits = 45-63

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