Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Major in Communication Studies (Organizational Communication Concentration)

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

Admission Requirements

  1. Any student admitted to Texas State may declare and be admitted under the temporary pre-program status. With this status, students may enroll in the following communication courses, COMM 1310, COMM 2315, COMM 2330, and COMM 2338. Once a student has accumulated at least 45 hours and has an Overall GPA of at least 2.50, the student may then declare a major in Communication Studies. Only students admitted to the major will be able to register for additional upper level courses.

General Requirements

  1. This degree program requires admission to the university and admission to the program.  Information about the program admissions can be found at: http://mycatalog.txstate.edu/undergraduate/fine-arts-communication/studies/#admissionstext
  2. General education core curriculum options should be discussed with your academic advisor. Requirements and choices are listed in the Academic Services section.
  3. In addition to the core curriculum requirements, the Bachelor of Arts degree requires six hours of English literature, three hours of math/science/logic/computer science courses, and six hours of 2000-level modern language courses.
  4. The core courses required of all Communication Studies majors are COMM 1310, COMM 2315, COMM 2330, COMM 2338, COMM 3301 and COMM 3302.

 Course Requirements

FreshmanHours
COMM 13103
ENG 13103
ENG 13203
Mathematics3
US 11001
POSI 23103
POSI 23203
COMM 23153
COMM 23383
Select one of the following:3
 
 
 
 
Social and Behavioral Sciences3
 31
SophomoreHours
English Literature3
PHIL 1305 or 13203
COMM 23303
Life and Physical Sciences6
Modern Languages 14104
Modern Languages 14204
HIST 13103
HIST 13203
 29
JuniorHours
COMM 33013
COMM 33023
Organizational COMM Advanced Electives16
Minor9
English Literature3
Modern Language 23103
BA Math, Science or Logic3
 30
SeniorHours
Organizational COMM Advanced Electives19
Modern Language 23203
Minor9
Free Electives9
 30
Total Hours: 120
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Choose from the list of Organizational Communication Electives below.  See an advisor in the College of Fine Arts and Communication for more information.

Organizational Communication Electives
Communication Theory
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Communication and Conflict Management
Intercultural Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Professional Communication
Planning Communication Studies Activities and Events
Organizational Rhetoric
Communication and Technology
Communication Training and Human Resource Development
Persuasion
Leadership and Communication
Communication Internship