Communications Course Requirements

COMMUNICATIONS MAJOR

Required Core/Foundational Courses:
CO 102-G Introduction to Mass Communication/3
CO 131-G Public Speaking/3
CO 201-G Intercultural Communication/3
CO 223 Mass Media Writing I /3
CO 301 Theories of Communication/3
CO 412 Senior Seminar/3

CREDIT HOURS 18

Supporting Courses from at least two categories listed below:

Category A:
BE309 Desktop Publishing/3
CO225/226/425/426 Journalism Participation/0-1
CO310 Mass Media Writing II/3
CO315 Topics in Communication/3
CO323 Communication Law and Ethics/3
CO352 Digital Storytelling/3
EN304-G Advanced Writing/3
EN306 Studies in Rhetoric/3

Category B:
BA320 Principles of Marketing/3
BA415 Human Resource Management/3
CO360 Group Communication and Decision Making/3
CO395 Principles of Public Relations/3
CO440 Communication Internship/1-4
EN305-G Advanced Writing: Business/3
RS352-G Conflict and Reconciliation/3

Category C:
AR106-G Basic Photography/2
AR241-G Introduction to Graphic Design/2
AR235-G Basic Typography/2
EN303 Creative Writing/3
TH203-G Introduction to Theater/3
TH230 Acting I/3
TH234/334 Drama Participation/0-1
TH433 Performance in Cultural Context/3

CREDIT HOURS 22-25

TOTAL HOURS IN MAJOR 40-43

  • Minimum upper-level hours in major 16
  • Minimum cumulative Tabor GPA 2.0

COMMUNICATIONS MINOR

Required Courses:
CO 102-G Introduction to Mass Communication/3
CO 201-G Intercultural Communication/3
CO 223 Mass Media Writing I/3

Electives:
Choose nine hours from the following:
CO 301 Theories of Communication/3
CO 310 Mass Media Writing II/3
CO 315 Topics in Communication/3
CO 323 Communication Law and Ethics/3
CO 352 Digital Storytelling/3
CO 360 Group Communication and Decision Making/3
CO 395 Principles of Public Relations/3
CO440 Communication Internship/1-3

TOTAL HOURS IN MINOR 18