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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Speech and Theatre, Communication Studies Concentration, B.S.

Major in Speech and Theatre

The major in Speech and Theatre is designed to provide students with maximum opportunities to develop theoretical and practical appreciation of all phases of human communication. For students following the Communication Studies or Theatre concentration, preparation is offered for the pursuit of graduate study in a number of fields or for entry into professions including secondary school teaching, professional theatre, and communication work in business, industry, and government.

All students pursuing a major within this department must complete the General Education requirements. The following is a suggested pattern of study for the first two years; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before each registration.

All students majoring in Speech and Theatre must complete COMM 2200  (Fundamentals of Communication) and earn a grade of C or better for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count towards graduation.

Students majoring in Speech and Theatre must receive a grade of C (2.00) or better in all courses in their concentration for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count toward graduation.

Recommended Curriculum


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours

Communication Studies Concentration

Courses focus on developing a wide range of skills to promote effective communication, analysis, and adaptability. Classical foundations and current research are covered.

Students pursuing the Communication Studies concentration must also select at least one appropriate minor approved by the student’s academic advisor.