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Communication

Department: Communication

Required
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 101 First Year Seminar
1
1st year or sophomore standing
H
Choose 2 of the following = at least 6 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 130 Introduction to Human Communication
3
freshman or sophomore standing
S
CM 132 Message Analysis
3
H
CS
CM 133 Mass Media & Society
3
H
CS
Choose 3 of the following = at least 9 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 200 The Art of Public Speaking
3
sophomore standing or higher
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 133 & IT 110 or IT 111
H
CS,CW
PACS 105 Introduction to Conflict Resolution
3
S
 
Practicum Courses (optional)
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 289 Communication Practicum
1 to 2
CM 200
H or F
Choose 3 of the following = at least 9 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 300/IT 303 Professional Presentations
3
CM 200
H
CS
CM 320 Qualitative Research Methods
3
CM 130 or PACS 105
S
 
CM 330 Media Analysis
3
CM 132 or CM 133
H
CW, CS
CM 340 Intercultural Communication
3
CM 230
HI
CM 365 Organizational Communication
3
CM 130, CM 220 or
CM 230
HS
CW
Required
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 401 Senior Seminar
1
Senior Standing only
H
Must Take 3 400 level courses= 9 credits
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 400* CP:Communication Philosophy
3
CM 130 & CM 230
H
CS
CM 405** CS:Communication Studies
3
CM 130 & CM 230
S
CM 420*** MS:Media Studies
3
CM 132 or CM 133
H
CS

Possible 400 level courses:
*[CP] Communication Philosophy courses:

Course Number Title Dist. Skills
CM 400 Communication Philosophy
H
CS
CM 400A Health Communication
H
CM 400B Storytelling
H
CS
CM 400C Advanced Interpersonal Communication
H
CS
CM 400D Rhetoric of Coming Out
H
CM 400E Listening
H
CS

**[CS] Communication Studies courses:

Course Number Title Dist. Skills
CM 405A Women, Work and Identity
S
 
CM 405B Nonverbal Communication
S
 

*[MS] Media Studies courses:

Course Number Title Dist. Skills
CM 420 Media Studies
H
CS
CM 420A Rhetoric of Film
H
CW
CM 420B Media Violence
H
CW
CM 420C Digital Media Studies
H
CM 420D Truth & Lying
H
CM 420E Digital Storytelling
H
Must Take 2 Advanced Writing Courses from the English Department
Total Credits: 41 - 42

Please Note:
In order to fulfill the minimum 45 credits for any POE students must either complete at least 1 more 3 credit 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 to 9

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

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