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English: Communication

 

Prerequisite: A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 and a minimum 3.0 in CO102, EN123 and EN132

This track stresses the art of communication and provides you with the specific knowledge and experiences that will prepare you for entry-level careers or graduate studies in speaking, training, theater, human relations, and various aspects of corporate communication, such as public relations. The program also provides internships for students interested in writing, speaking, editing, radio, videography and television.

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Minor 

Major in English: Communication (48)

Specific Requirements (30)
CO213 Intro Mass Communication (3)
CO223 Oral Interpretation
or
CO233 Dramatic Arts (3)
CO263 Print Journalism I (3)
CO333 Organizational Comm.
or
CO433 Public Relations (3)
CO343 Advanced Speech (3)
CO403 Intercultural Communication
or
CO443 Interpersonal Communication (3)
CO423 Persuasive Theory & Writing (3)
TH333 Christian Ethics (3)
CO413 Communication Internship (3)
One of the following:
CO323 Journalism Lab (3)
PH223 Logic (3)
PH303 History of Philosophy (3)
CO353 Debate & Oratory (3)

Core Requirements for all English Majors (18)
EN___ Lower-division Lit* (6)
EN373 Literary Criticism (3)
EN383 Nature/Structure Eng Lang (3)
EN413 Shakespeare or Survey of Literature course (3)
EN433 Senior Seminar (3)

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (128)
* This requirement is embedded in the “Thought and Culture” classes.
** Open electives are completed to meet the total hours required.

Minor in English: Communication (22-24)

Minors must be taken in conjunction with a major to satisfy requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

Prerequisites: Six units of lower division literature*

Minor Requirements** (22-24)
CO213 Intro Mass Communications (3)
CO233 Dramatic Arts (3)
CO263 Print Journalism I
or
CO353 Debate and Oratory (3)
CO223 Oral Interpretation
or
CO343 Advanced Speech (3)
CO333 Organizational Comm.
or
CO433 Public Relations (3)
CO403 Intercultural Communication (3)
CO413 Internship (1-3)
CO423 Persuasive Theory & Writing (3)

*This requirement is embedded in the “Thought and Culture” classes.
**Some of these requirements may also be counted toward the appropriate General Education Requirements.

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