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Degree Requirements

BA in Communication

Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
63 credits required for major

Communication Perspectives - 15 credits
Communication Studies Portfolio I
Communication Studies Portfolio II
Communication Studies: Perspectives
Patterns & Principles of Communication
Truth & Consequences: The Ethics of Human Communication
Communication Inquiry & Research

Senior Field Experience (One or more of the following):
Compassion in Action: Service Learning Seminar
Internship in Communication
Projects in Communication
Upper-division credit received through PLA program if applicable to major. Adviser approval required.

Communication Processes - 15 credits

Small-Group Communication
Effective Listening: From Comprehension to Critical Evaluation
   or Rhythm-Based Communication: Mindful Listening, Wellness & the
   Essence of Play

Conflict Management
and two courses from the following:
Intercultural Communication
Storytelling for Communication & Business Professionals
other related courses with adviser approval

Communication Principles - 9 credits

Choose from the following:

INTERACTION ANALYSIS
Nonverbal Communication
Persuasion, Power & Social Influence
Topic: Interpersonal Communication

Organizational Communication

MEDIA ANALYSIS
Topic: Media Theory & Criticism
Media, History, Society

Media & Globalization
Media Images of Aging


ADVANCED COMMUNICATION STUDIES SUBJECTS
Professional Presentations: Advanced Techniques for Speakers
Advanced Intercultural Communication: Deepening
   Cultural Perception

Advanced Conflict Studies: Open Thinking & Creativity
Topic: Advocacy Communication

Concentration Coursework - 24 credits

Choose one concentration:
Advocacy & Relational Communication
Training & Development
Individualized Major

 

Please see current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.

 

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