May 23, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication, Culture and Social Influence Concentration, B.A.


Communication Studies  
615-898-2275
Heather Hundley, department chair
Heather.Hundley@mtsu.edu 

The major in Communication with a concentration in Culture and Social Influence is designed to provide students with maximum opportunities to develop theoretical and practical appreciation of all phases of human communication. For students following this concentration, preparation is offered for entry into a wide range of careers, graduate studies, community service, and personal development.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Communication, Culture and Social Influence, B.A., Academic Map    

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Major Requirements (45 hours)


Culture and Social Influence Concentration (12 hours)


Major Electives (6 hours)


Choose two COMM courses not already taken

Foreign Language Requirement (6 hours)


Students must complete 2010 and 2020 or any 6 hours above the 2000 level in a foreign language or otherwise demonstrate competency in a foreign language.

Optional Minor/Electives (28 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Communication, Culture and Social Influence


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following is a suggested pattern of study. Consult with an advisor before each registration.

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Freshman Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Sophomore Fall


Subtotal: 16 hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Spring


  • CSI concentration electives 6 credit hours
  • Elective/minor 6 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Fall


  • CSI concentration electives 6 credit hours
  • Elective/minor 3 credit hours
  • Electives 6 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Spring


Subtotal: 13 Hours