Communication (Bachelor of Arts, B.A.)

General Requirements
Students must complete General Studies courses
Major Requirements
COM 205Introduction to Mass Media3
COM 210Presentational Communication3
COM 222Communication Theory3
COM 304Media and Society3
COM 305Interpersonal Communication3
COM 314Persuasion3
COM 320Research Methods In Communication3
COM 324Small Group Communication3
COM 338Survey of Rhetorical Theory3
COM 342Intercultural Communication3
COM 345Nonverbal Communication3
COM 410Organizational Communication3
Applied Learning
COM 460Internship 13
COM 481Senior Portfolio 21
Bachelor of Arts Foreign Language Requirement
Credit hours in one foreign language12

Program Graduation Requirements 

  1. No more than one D permitted in major coursework.
  2. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.
  3. Earn 12 credit hours in one foreign language.

University Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses.  Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
  6. Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.