2016-2017

Communication Major

Communication Major Objectives

Students in the Communication major will:

  • Describe the process of interpersonal and mediated communication.
  • Explain the process by which communication knowledge is generated and advanced.
  • Develop, create, deliver, and assess appropriate and effective mediated messages.
  • Create, deliver, and assess appropriate and effective interpersonal messages.
  • Apply communication theory and research to real-world situations.

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Communication Requirements

First-Year Gateway Experience
Global Foundations of Character and Leadership
Global Foundations of Organizations and Business
Writing Workshop
Bryant IDEA: Innovation and Design Experience For All
Communication Major Requirements
Introduction to Communication
Honors The Process of Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Mass Communication
Communication Research Methods
Senior Seminar in Communication Theory
Five Communication Electives (any level)
Two Communication 400-level Electives
Liberal Arts Core Requirements
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Literary Studies
Mathematical Analysis
Statistics I
Two Humanities Survey Courses
Liberal Arts Distributions - Modes of Thought 1
Two Social Science Modes of Thought
One Historical Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
One Literary Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
Two Scientific Modes of Thought 2
Business Minor Requirement
Selection is made from a variety of business minors (Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing Analytics, and Sales).
Electives
Subject to programmatic constraints, students may elect to take additional business courses beyond the required minor, not to exceed a combined total of 30 credit hours in the College of Business.
1

Modes of Thought requirements can be met by appropriate courses in the major.

2

Include one Lab Science. One science course must be taken at the 300 or 400 level.

A minimum of 122 credit hours required for graduation