Program Requirements

If you are pursuing a degree in socio-political communication, you must meet the below requirements to be eligible for graduation. Also, you must complete the general education program, fulfill the general baccalaureate degree requirements and complete at least 120 hours of coursework.

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
    Specific General Education Requirement: COM 115(3)
  2. Major Requirements (48 hours)
    1. Departmental Core (3 hours): COM 209(3)
    2. COM 210(3), 315(3), 322(3), 328(3), 332(3), 350(3), 379(3), 550(3), 552(3), 554(3); JRN 270(3)
    3. 12 hours with advisor approval from: COM 307(3), 336(3), 360(3), 397(3), 436(3), 459(3), 495(3), 509(3), 512(3), 513(3), 566(3), 597(3)*, JRN 407(3); MED 365(3), MED 454(3), MED 580(3); PLS 316(3), PLS 317(3); PLS 330(3) or PHI 330(3); PLS 413(3), PLS 414(3), PLS 419(3); SOC 152(3), SOC 320(3) 
    4. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of COM 350(3). COM 495 and COM 322 are optional.

      *All special topics courses require advisor approval. No more than 6 hours of special topics may be credited toward the major.
  3. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements