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From my very first meeting at Curry, I felt welcomed. My advisor offers great suggestions and support for everything. Everyone at Curry is so encouraging about what you can do that I've been even more excited to complete my degree.


Shannon Boggs '11
Major: Management



Communication Curriculum

Prerequisites

(When possible, these courses should be completed first, however the order in which coursesare taken often depends on the course schedule for each term.)

COM 1010 Fundamentals of Communication
COM 1030 Career Speech: Voice & Articulation
COM 1300 Introduction to Mass Communication

Requirements

In sections where a choice of courses is offered, students should be guided by the concentration requirements. Concentrations are optional.
1. Choose one of the following:
COM 1410 Acting I
COM 2010 Public Speaking
COM 2100 Managerial Communication
2. Required:
COM 2230 Writing for Communication
3. Choose one of the following:
COM 2200 Writing for Broadcast Media
COM 2210 Writing for Online and Print Media
COM 2220 Screenwriting for Film and Television
COM 2476 Scriptwriting
COM 2800 Publicity Techniques
4. Choose one of the following:
COM 1710 Introduction to Broadcasting
COM 2400 Dramatic Literature
COM 2492 Introduction to Film: The History of Film
COM 2790 Principles of Public Relations
COM 2900 News Writing and Multimedia Reporting
5. Choose one of the following:
COM 3490 Directing Seminar
COM 3950 Communication Theory
COM 3960 Communication Research
6. Electives*:
a. Any level in COM___
b. 2000/3000/4000-level in COM___
c. 3000/4000-level in COM___
d. 3000/4000-level in COM___
7. Required:
COM 3902 Senior Seminar: Communication Issues

CONCENTRATIONS (Optional)

By selecting a concentration, you can acquire specialized knowledge and skills in specific areas of communication.
Students who choose a concentration must complete all courses listed for that category. Availability of concentrations varies at each campus. Students may choose from the following communication concentrations.

Corporate Communications Concentration
The Corporate Communication concentration is designed for those who are interested in studying the internal and external communication needs of organizations.
Required Courses:
COM 2010 Public Speaking
COM 2100 Managerial Communication
COM 2180 Leadership Communication
COM 2790 Principles of Public Relations
COM 3040 Persuasion
Choose two of the following:
COM 2112 Conflict Management
COM 2310 Interviewing
COM 2320 Effective Listening
COM 3010 Small Group Discussion
COM 3100 Argumentation and Debate

Relational Communications Concentration
This concentration promotes an awareness of communication principles and practices at work and in personal settings such as mentoring and training, conflict management, hotel and hospitality, retail and tourism, and customer service.
Required Courses:
COM 2310 Interviewing
COM 2320 Effective Listening
COM 2330 Communication in Relationships
Choose four of the following:
COM 1410 Acting 1
COM 2007 Sign Language
COM 2010 Public Speaking
COM 2020 Intercultural Communication
COM 2112 Conflict Management
COM 2130 Nonverbal Communication
COM 2180 Leadership Communication
COM 3010 Small Group Discussion
COM 3040 Persuasion
COM 3650 Media, Culture & Society
COM 3652 Gender Communication

*Curriculum requirements vary depending on the number and type of credits accepted for transfer. Transfer credits are not needed to enter the program. An advisor will help you develop a personalized education plan.
Curriculum is subject to change.
Unless otherwise noted, all courses are 3 credits.


 
 
 
 

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