View information for the Department of Communication Studies , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.
View the degree program Roadmap, which provides a recommended advising map to complete the degree program in four years. Please consult your academic advisor as you develop your academic plan.
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Majors must take all courses counted toward the major for a letter grade if the letter grade option is available.
The following laboratory and internship courses may not be applied to the major:
Laboratory and internship units, with a maximum of 9 total combined units, may count toward the 120 units required for graduation.
(33 units minimum)**
Students are reminded to check course descriptions carefully when selecting upper-division courses; enrollment may require completion of one or more prerequisites.
Include at least 3 units from group a and 3 units from group b below.
i. Relational and Organizational Communication Track students, select one:
ii. Public Communication and Media Track students, select one:
See your advisor for approval of this course. Laboratory and Internship courses may not be applied in the major; however, these courses may count toward the 120 units required for graduation.
(12 units minimum)
Courses may not cross-count with any other part of the Communication Studies major.