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Communication B.A. (2013 catalog requirements)

Three-Year Academic Plan 

This is a breakdown of how a student, knowing they wanted to be a communication major upon entering OU, could complete the General Education, College Exploratory and major requirements within a 3-year period of time. This plan is an example only and not a guarantee of course offerings.

*Based on minimum ACT of 16 English or AP/IB/CLEP equivalents.

Year

Fall

Winter

Summer I / II

Total

1

4 – COM 150

4 – COM 114 or Foreign lang. 114

4 – WRT 150

4 – G.E. Category

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – COM 201

4 – COM 115 or Foreign lang. 115

4 – WRT 160

4 – G.E. Category

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – G.E. Category

4 – G.E. Category

 

 

 

TOTAL – 8 credit hours

 

 

 

 

 

40 credits

2

4 – COM Interpersonal Group

4 – COM Media Group

4 – G.E. Category

4 – CAS Exploratory Req.

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – COM 303

4 – JRN 200 or WRT 382 or 364

4 – COM Rhet/Critical Cultural Grp

4 – CAS Exploratory Req.

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – G.E. Category

4 – Elective

4 – Elective

 

 

TOTAL – 12 credit hours

 

 

 

 

 

44 credits

3

4 – COM 385

4 – G.E. Category

4 – CAS Exploratory Req.

4 – Elective

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – COM 399 or 491 or 495

4 – G.E. Category

4 – Elective

4 – Elective

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – G.E. Category

4 – Elective

 

 

 

TOTAL – 8 credit hours

 

 

 

 

 

40 credits

Total = 124 credits

 

At least 20 credits of COM courses must be at 300-400 level.  COM 150, 201, 303, 385 and 399 must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or higher.  Students may elect to complete one year of a foreign language instead of sign language (COM 114 and 115).  If so, they would complete two COM electives instead of two Electives in their third year.  If the foreign language option is selected, they would replace one G.E. Category with an Elective.  The term “elective” may not be completely “free” in that this table does not address the university requirement of having 32 credits at the 300/400 level.  

Please note: Student on scholarship or financial aid must be in a minimum of 12 credits per semester



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