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Bachelor Of Arts In Communication
Concentration: Communication - Applied Journalism
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Upon completion of the Communication Skills courses (COSK), students must complete a component of courses, (the specific number is determined by the student's academic "School") to meet one of the requirements for graduation. These courses called "Communication Skills Intensive" are integrated into the degree as part of the "major" areas on the checksheet. If you should have questions about this degree requirement, consult your academic advisor or the department head of your major.
ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY CORE 39 Credits Required
* 3 credits One from... COSK1220 Reading & Writing Strategies
  COSK2221 Intercultural Communications
* 3 credits COSK1221 Argument and Research
* 3 credits COSK2220 Public Speaking and Persuasion
* 3 credits COSK2230 Busn Professionl Communication
  3 credits ECON1010 Survey Of Economics
  3 credits HUMA1010 Humanities: Art and Music
* 3 credits One from... INFS1020 Intro Decision Support Systems
  INFS1050 Fund Of Information Systems
  3 credits One from... MATH1050 Math Reasoning/Applications
  STAT2110 Statistics
  3 credits PSYC1010 General Psychology
  3 credits One from... SOCI1010 Principles Of Sociology
  SOCI1020 Contemporary Amer Social Prob
* 3 credits One from... ELIT1040 Readn Literature:Coming Of Age
  ELIT1050 Readng Lit:Classics/Cntr Trad
  ELIT1060 Reading Literature: Myths
  ELIT2030 African Amer Lit & Experience
  ELIT2055 World Literature
  ELIT2080 Women and Literature
  ELIT2040 Literature and Medicine
  3 credits One from... HIST1100 United States History I
  HIST1200 United States History II
  HIST1500 Western Civilization To 1715
  HIST1600 Western Civilization From 1715
  POLS1020 American National Government
  HIST1700 World Civilization I
  HIST1800 World Civilization II
  3 credits One from... Any course in the Biology discipline
  Any course in the Chemistry discipline
  Any course in the Environmental Science discipline
  Any course in the Geology discipline
  Any course in the Physics discipline
DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS 18 Credits Required
* 3 credits COMM1030 Intro To Communication
* 3 credits COMM2020 Interpers Small Group Commun
* 3 credits COMM2030 Communication Theory
* 3 credits COMM3020 Organizational Communication
  3 credits COMM4060 Communication Seminar
* 3 credits ENGL3500 Study Of Rhetoric
COMMUNICATION ELECTIVES 18 Credits Required
* 3 credits One from... ARTM2050 Writing For The Media
  COMM1080 Rock and Rhetoric
  COMM3301 Special Topic/Writing Adv/Pr
  ENGL3020 Creative Writing
  JRNL3065 Sports Reporting
  THEA2050 Dramatic Writing
  THEA2060 Modern Trends In Theatre
  COMM2010 Communication and Sport
* 3 credits One from... COMM1080 Rock and Rhetoric
  COMM3030 Professional Writing
  COMM3301 Special Topic/Writing Adv/Pr
  ENGL3020 Creative Writing
  JRNL3065 Sports Reporting
  THEA2050 Dramatic Writing
  THEA2060 Modern Trends In Theatre
  COMM2010 Communication and Sport
* 3 credits One from... COMM1080 Rock and Rhetoric
  COMM3301 Special Topic/Writing Adv/Pr
  ENGL2540 Study Of Language
  ENGL3020 Creative Writing
  JRNL3065 Sports Reporting
  THEA2050 Dramatic Writing
  THEA2060 Modern Trends In Theatre
* 3 credits One from... ARTM1830 Hist Of Visual Communications
  ARTM3880 Film/Video Aesthetics
  COMM2500 Instructional Media Design
  COMM3520 Document Design
  COMM4020 Mgmt Technol/Content Creatn Pr
  THEA1030 Introduction To Theatre
  THEA1040 Fundamentals Of Acting
  THEA1060 Musical Theatre: Jazz Dance I
  THEA2060 Modern Trends In Theatre
  THEA2070 Stage Combat
  THEA3310 Voice and Diction
* 3 credits One from... ARTM2005 Introduction To Photography
  ARTM3880 Film/Video Aesthetics
  COMM2500 Instructional Media Design
  COMM3520 Document Design
  COMM4020 Mgmt Technol/Content Creatn Pr
  THEA1030 Introduction To Theatre
  THEA1040 Fundamentals Of Acting
  THEA1060 Musical Theatre: Jazz Dance I
  THEA2060 Modern Trends In Theatre
  THEA2070 Stage Combat
  THEA3310 Voice and Diction
* 3 credits One from... ARTM2410 Intro To Tv/Video Production
  ARTM3880 Film/Video Aesthetics
  COMM2500 Instructional Media Design
  COMM3520 Document Design
  COMM4020 Mgmt Technol/Content Creatn Pr
  THEA1030 Introduction To Theatre
  THEA1040 Fundamentals Of Acting
  THEA1060 Musical Theatre: Jazz Dance I
  THEA2060 Modern Trends In Theatre
  THEA2070 Stage Combat
  THEA3310 Voice and Diction
JOURNALISM CONCENTRATION 21 Credits Required
* 3 credits JRNL2015 Info Gathering For Journalism
* 3 credits One from... JRNL3030 News Writing II
  JRNL2020 Copy Editing
  JRNL3031 Broadcast News Writing
* 3 credits JRNL2035 News Writing I
* 3 credits JRNL3020 Journalism Production
* 3 credits JRNL3050 Journalism Law and Ethics
* 3 credits JRNL4010 Mass Media Seminar
* 3 credits One from... Any course in the Journalism discipline (3000 level or above)
RESTRICTED ELECTIVES 15 Credits Required
In consultation with their advisor, students in the Journalism Concentration must take a minimum of 15 credits in at least one area of specialization. See your advisor for more information.
  3 credits RSEL1999 Restricted Elective
  3 credits RSEL1999 Restricted Elective
  3 credits RSEL1999 Restricted Elective
  3 credits RSEL1999 Restricted Elective
  3 credits RSEL1999 Restricted Elective
OPEN ELECTIVES 15 Credits Required
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective
  3 credits One from... Any course in the OP elective

* A minimum grade of C must be earned in each course identified with an asterisk
A cumulative Q.P.A. of 2.00 or higher is required for graduation.

COSK0990, MATH0900--These courses may be required but do not fulfill requirements for graduation in this degree program.

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