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Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies (120 units)

Admission Under Impaction

Refer to the following website for additional impaction criteria: http://www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/admissions/impacted_major.html.

Requirements

This requires 48 units of which 36 are upper division. All Communication Studies majors, regardless of option chosen, are required to complete the following core:

1. Lower Division Core (12 units):

Take all the following:

  • COMM 110 Interpersonal Communication (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • COMM 130 Essentials of Public Speaking (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • COMM 131 Essentials of Argumentation (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • *COMM 200 Gateway to Communication Studies (3)
    Prerequisites: None

*Students must take COMM 200 in their first year of declaring the major

2. Upper Division Core (15 units):

Take all the following courses:

  • COMM 300 Survey of Rhetorical Theory (3)
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
  • COMM 301 Communication Criticism (3)
    Prerequisite: COMM 300.
  • COMM 306 Communication Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • COMM 307 Measurement in Communication Research (3)
    Prerequisites: COMM 306 and completion of University GE requirement in mathematics.
  • COMM 330 Intercultural Communication (3)
    Prerequisites: None

3. Elective Courses: (21 units, 9 units must be 400-level) selected from the following:

  • COMM 309, COMM 331, COMM 333, COMM 334, COMM 335, COMM 337, COMM 338, COMM 344, COMM 352, COMM 355, COMM 358, COMM 400, COMM 410, COMM 411, COMM 412, COMM 414, COMM 415, COMM 420, COMM 421, COMM 422, COMM 430, COMM 432, COMM 433, COMM 434, COMM 436, COMM 437, COMM 439, COMM 441, COMM 442, COMM 444, COMM 449, COMM 450, COMM 452, COMM 490

Only courses in which a "C" or better have been earned may be applied to satisfy upper division requirements in the major. Classes taken in which less than adequate grades are received must be repeated until an adequate grade is achieved. Majors will not be permitted to take any upper division class in the major on a credit/non-credit basis.


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