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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Speech Communication Minor


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View information for the Department of Communication Studies , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.

Requirements


(18 units)

1. Complete the required lower-division course:


(3 units)

2. Complete one of the following:


(3 units)

4. Complete 9 units of upper-division courses approved by the minor adviser.


International Path to the Major


The Department of Communication Studies supports the concept of international education and encourages students to investigate opportunities for overseas study.

Below are several options to consider:

1. Semester in Denmark:


Students may elect to complete the Spring semester in their Junior or Senior year at Aarhus School of Business in Denmark. Students desiring this should select the Organizational Communication/Public Relations option in the major, completing the major with either of the following groups of substitutions to be taken at Aarhus. (Students should note that a semester at Aarhus is equivalent to approximately 20 units at CSU Stanislaus. The units referred to here are listed at the CSU Stanislaus conversion rate.)

a. Semester at Aarhus including the following two 10-unit courses:


  1. Organizational Communication, Course No. 21742 at Aarhus (equivalent to 10 units at CSU Stanislaus), replacing both COMM 3110 Organizational Communication and COMM 4110 Organizational Communication Diagnosis and Design and
  2. Intercultural Communication, Course No. 21753 at Aarhus (equivalent to 10 units at CSU Stanislaus), replacing both COMM 4160 Intercultural Communication and COMM 4165 Communication in Global Organizations.

b. Semester at Aarhus including the following one 10-unit course and three 3-unit courses:


  1. Intercultural Communication, Course No. 21753 at Aarhus (equivalent to 10 units at CSU Stanislaus), replacing both COMM 4160 Intercultural Communication and COMM 4115 Communication for Leadership.
  2. Business and Management Communication, Course No. 10290 at Aarhus (equivalent to 3 units at CSU Stanislaus), replacing COMM 3110 Organizational Communication, and
  3. E-commerce and the Information Economy, Course No. 17103 at Aarhus (equivalent to 3 units at CSU Stanislaus), replacing COMM 4220 Technology and Communication and
  4. Intercultural Communication in a European Context, Course No. 21120 at Aarhus (equivalent to 3 units at CSU Stanislaus), replacing COMM 4165 Communication in Global Organizations.

2. Year in Sweden:


Students may elect to complete their senior year at Uppsala University, Sweden in the International Media and Communication Studies program. Prerequisites include completion of all lower division requirements, completion of English composition with a “B” grade or better or advanced placement in English, and an overall GPA of 2.75. It is also strongly recommended that students complete a course in Modern European History.

Students desiring this year at Uppsala should select the Organizational Communication/Public Relations option in the major. The following courses must be completed at CSU Stanislaus:

  • 9 units of upper-division General Education
  • A minimum of 88 units of the 120 required to graduate (including community college units)

The following courses at Uppsala will complete the core and fulfill the requirements in the Organizational Communication/Public Relations option in the major:


Fall Semester:


  • Media Analysis at Uppsala, replacing COMM 4210 Public Relations
  • Communication Theory at Uppsala, replacing COMM 3200 Communication Theory
    (note that the student must still complete a WP course at CSU Stanislaus)
  • Regulating Media and Communication at Uppsala, replacing COMM 4160 Intercultural Communication

Spring Semester:


  • Media Policy and Development and Uppsala, replacing COMM 4200 Mass Media Theory and Research
  • Organizational Communication at Uppsala, replacing COMM 3110 Organizational Communication
  • Communication and Negotiation at Uppsala, replacing COMM 4190 Conflict and Communication
  • International Media and Communication at Uppsala, replacing COMM 4165 Communication in Global Organizations

Notes:


For students electing this course of study, their capstone project would consist of submission of a portfolio or reflective papers about their global experience undertaken in this year in Sweden.

Students may elect other international programs as available. See the Office of International Education for information and consult with your academic adviser in the Department.

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