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Communication Studies Undergraduate Program

 

Current undergraduate requirements (link to main KU catalog)

 


Requirements for the Major Prior to Fall 2014:

  1. Completion of COMS 130.
    COMS majors should NOT take COMS 150.
  2. An additional 30 hours of course work that satisfy a, b, c, and d below.
    1. Research Methods (both courses required). 
      COMS 235 COMS 356 (must be admitted to 
      the major prior to enrolling)
    2. Communication Theory (two courses from the following).
      COMS 244 COMS 246 COMS 310 COMS 320 COMS 332
    3. Skill (two courses from the following).
      either COMS 330 or COMS 331 (or both)
      COMS 342 COMS 344 COMS 231 (3 hours)
      COMS 548 COMS 605
    4. Electives:
      12 hours of COMS electives (200 level or above and/or COMS 104)

COMS 130 fulfills Goal 2.2 of the KU Core. 


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