Political Communication (B.A., B.S.)

Major: Political Communication (B.A., B.S.)

Political Communication Major (B.A. or B.S., 56 hours)
POLSC 001 United States Government and Politics 3 hours
POLSC 009 Introduction to International Relations or
POLSC 020 Introduction to Comparative Politics
3 hours
POLSC 100 Introduction to Statistics and SPSS 2 hours
POLSC 146 Media and Politics 3 hours
POLSC 197 Political Internship 1 hours
POLSC 200 Research Methods in Political Science 3 hours
COMM 040 Interpersonal Communication 3 hours
COMM 050 Intercultural Communication 4 hours
COMM 130 Communication Theory 4 hours
COMM 155 Mass Media 3 hours
COMM 225 Persuasion 4 hours
COMM 270 Communication in the Professions 4 hours
COMM 280 Communication in Contemporary Society 4 hours
COMM 297 Internship 2-3 hours
American Politics area (select from the following):
3 hours
International Politics area (select from the following):
3 hours
Political Theory area (select from the following):
3 hours
Communication electives (select from the following):
3-6 hours
Senior Comprehensive:  
POLSC 299 Senior Seminar* 3 hours
*In some cases, senior research may be completed instead through a project undertaken in conjunction with POLSC 197 Political Internship.