May 29, 2022  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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Communication Studies  
Pat Richey, program director
Pat.Richey@mtsu.edu
 

The major in Communication with a concentration in Culture and Social Influence emphasizes communication skills that will help students make a difference in their careers, personal lives, and communities. This concentration allows flexibility in areas of emphasis as students analyze varying perceptions and values, develop rhetorical skills, and deepen their understanding of personal relationships. The degree offers 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
Major Requirement 45 hours
     Major Core    (18 hours)
     CSI Concentration    (9 hours)
     CSI Electives    (12 hours)
     Major Electives    (6 hours)
Foreign Language Requirement 6 hours
Minor 15-18 hours
Electives 10-13 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

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 (9 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.

Minor (15-18 hours)


  • Approved Bachelor of Arts minor

Electives (10-13 hours)


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


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Fall


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

Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Spring


Subtotal: 13 Hours


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