Feb 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Communication - Graphic Design Concentration, B.A.

The mission of the Communication program is to provide students from diverse backgrounds with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to lis­ten, understand, and share information of local and global significance. Using theory and professional practices, students will understand organi­zations and audiences in various dynamic media professions. The mission creates an environment for students to develop through academic and creative performance, which complements their participation in univer­sity, professional, and community activities. 

Program Learning Outcomes

1.    Apply the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historical trends in the field of Communication.
2.    Apply ethical behavior in the field of Communication.
3.    Apply rhetorical strategies using methods in the field of Communication.
4.    Present a message using appropriate channels for specific Communication professions, audiences, and purposes.
5.    Present a sustained, reasoned argument in a highly professional man­ner.

General Education Core

***Please note, if courses are duplicated between general education and the major, approved electives increase by the number of credits duplicated.***

How to Communicate

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

How to Analyze

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

Qualitative Analysis

Total Credits Required: 9

How to Lead

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

Global Issues Problem Solving Seminar

Total Credits Required: 3

Total Credits Required: 30

Communication Core

Total Credits Required: 45-46

Total Credits Required: 33

Approved Electives: 12 Credits

Preparatory Core 1

Total Credits Required: 120-121