Stephen F. Austin State University

Course Requirements for B.A. or B.S.

Communication Studies Major Degree Requirements

Pre-requisites

College Core Requirement

COM 111: Public Speaking

Elective Requirement

COM 170: Interpersonal Communication

Core Requirements (24 Hours)

Introductory Courses - Theory and Methods (9 Hours)

COM 102: Introduction to Communication Theory

COM 202: Communication Research Methods

COM 414: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

Survey Courses (9 Hours)

COM 300: Introduction to Media Studies

COM 315: Small Group Communication

COM 375: Organizational Communication Theory

Communication Leadership (3 Hours)

COM 408: Principles of Leadership

Global Community and Diversity (3 Hours)

COM 435: Intercultural Communication

Concentration Requirements - Choose Any One (12 Hours)

Organizational Media Studies Public Interpersonal
COM 406: Professional Communication COM 400: Advanced Topics in Media Studies COM 311: Principles of Persuasion COM 355: Health Communication
COM 460: Issues Management and Crisis Response COM 402: Mass Media and Society

COM 313: Argumentation and Debate

OR

COM 355: Health Communication

COM 412: Interpersonal Crisis Communication
COM 475: Advanced Topics in Organization Communication COM 405: Media, Culture and Identity COM 406: Professional Communication COM 470: Advanced Interpersonal Communication
COM Elective: Must be pre-approved by advisor COM Elective: Must be pre-approved by advisor COM 415: Political Communication

COM 270: Nonverbal Communication

OR

COM Elective: Must be pre-approved by advisor