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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts

MAJOR: Communication Studies

In addition to completing the general education requirements of the university and the college, students majoring in communication studies are required to complete 21 credits of core COMM courses and 15 credits of COMM electives for a total of 36 credits. Any exception to these policies requires department head approval.

All COMM courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Requirements

Communication Studies Core Courses (21 credits)

COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication

3 cr.

COMM 285Survey of Communication Theory

3 cr.

COMM 305Communication Research Methods

3 cr.

COMM 351Persuasion Theory and Practice

3 cr.

COMM 370Organizational Communication

3 cr.

COMM 376Communication and Culture

3 cr.

COMM 384Interpersonal Communication

3 cr.

Communication Studies Elective Courses (15 credits)

To reach a total of 36 credits, students must complete successfully an additional 15 COMM credits of their choosing.

Students seeking the BA in Communication Studies must meet the second language requirement. Take two years of a second language or complete the second language through the 212 or 214 level as indicated in Section III of the College Degree Requirement section.