Communication Studies Department
BA - Communication Studies
The department provides suggested programs and advice for students interested in emphasizing special areas of speech and communication, and for those wishing to combine courses in the major with relevant electives in other departments. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged.
|General Education Requirements||45|
|Of the 51 units required by the university, 6 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.|
|Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.|
|Requirements in the Major||42|
|Communication Studies Core||10|
|COMM 101C (4), COMM 198 (4) and COMM 199C (4)|
|Complete eight units from: COMM 110F, COMM 122F, COMM 130F, COMM 133F, COMM 144F, COMM 146F, COMM 149F, COMM 160F, COMM 161F, COMM 164F, COMM 170F, COMM 171F, COMM 172F, COMM 173F, COMM 175F, COMM 181F|
|Complete eight units from: COMM 123I, COMM 145I, COMM 150I, COMM 151I, COMM 152I, COMM 155I, COMM 156I, COMM 169I|
|Complete eight units from: COMM 105P, COMM 111P, COMM 114P, COMM 115P, COMM 116P, COMM 120P, COMM 121P, COMM 124P, COMM 125P, COMM 131P, COMM 140P, COMM 141P, COMM 147P, COMM 176P, COMM 182P|
|Additional Courses in the Major||8|
|Complete any two additional Foundation (F), Inquiry (I), or Practice (P) courses, or lower division COMM courses not used to meet Core GE requirements. Up to six units of SJSU Studies coursework in COMM may be used (COMM 100W, COMM 157, COMM 168, COMM 168W, COMM 174). No more than one unit of COMM 080 or one unit of COMM 091J may be used for elective credit in the major.|
|A minor is strongly recommended.|
COMM 182P recommended for students who plan to teach.
Additional Requirements for Graduation: COMM 101C is a prerequisite for COMM 198 and COMM 199C. No core GE classes may be double-counted in the major. Up to 6 units of SJSU Studies may be counted toward the major. CR/NC courses are limited to 6 units total.