BS Intercultural Communication Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2020-21 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
or UHC 110 Freshman Honors Seminar
2
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Life Sciences (with lab) - General Education 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MTH 130 or higher - General Education 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Public Issues - General Education 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
COM 209 Survey of Communication Theory 3
COM 260 Communicating with Cultural Competence 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Physical Sciences - General Education 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 210 Communication Research Methods 3
COM 307 Gender and Communication 3
COM 360 Intercultural Communication Theory and Research 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877 3
Writing II - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
COM 350 The Rhetorical Tradition and Contemporary Applications 3
COM 368 Communicating Culture and Identity 3
Minor elective 3
Minor elective 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 325 or other listed COM elective 3
COM 468 Ethnography in Communication Research 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Minor elective 3
Minor elective 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
COM 512 Communication and Diversity in the Workplace 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Minor elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 495 Communication Internship 1-6
Communication (or any) elective 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Communication (or any) elective 3
Total hours15