Writing and Communication, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

This Degree Map is to be used with the guidance of an Academic Advisor to develop the best academic plan for each student. Some changes and adjustments may be necessary to meet program requirements.

 

First Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

ENGL 1101  

3

ENGL 1102 

3

MATH 1001 or higher (1001 preferred)

3

HUMN 1100 or other Area B Elective 

1

COMM 1100 or COMM 1110 

3

Area D Lab Science for non-Science major 

4

Area D Lab Science for non-Science major 

4

HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 

3

POLS 1101 

3

COMM 1100 or COMM 1110 
(not counted in Area B)

3

 

 

Activity PE 

1

Total

16

Total

15

 

 

 

 

 

Milestones:  ENGL 1101ENGL 1102,MATH 1001 or MATH 1111COMM 1100 and COMM 1110  require a grade of C or better. 

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

ENGL 2114ENGL 2115ENGL 2116ENGL 2121ENGL 2122ENGL 2131OR ENGL 2132

 

3

Area C Fine Arts Elective 

3

Area E Social Science Elective 

3

Area D Math or Science Elective (MATH 1401 preferred)

3

Area E Social Science Elective 

3

Area F Elective 

3

COMM 2300 

3

Area F Elective

3

ENGL 2401 , ENGL 2402 , JRNL 2510 , OR JRNL 2610 

3

Area F Elective

3

PHED 1100 

2

 

 

Total

17

Total

15

 

Milestones:  All English, Math, and Communication courses require a grade of C or better.  Some Ag electives have prereqs; consult an advisor to ensure you have the prereqs for desired Ag electives.

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

WRCM 3000 

3

ENGL 4010 

3

COMM 3100 

3

ENGL 3030 

3

Major Elective 

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

Total

15

Total

15

 

Third Year Summer (Recommended)

WRCM 4790AWRCM 4791, or  WRCM 4792 Internship (elective)*

*Students who take a six- or nine-hour internship will reduce the number of General Elective requirements. Students cannot earn more than 9 hours of internship.

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

COMM 4000 

3

COMM 4210 

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

Major Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective 

3

WRCM 4790AWRCM 4791, or  WRCM 4792 Internship (if not taken during third-year summer term)*

3

General Elective

3

WRCM 4990 or WRCM 4980 Capstone

3

Total

15

Total

15

 

*WRCM 4790AWRCM 4791, or  WRCM 4792 (Internship) must be completed during or before the final semester. Most students complete their internships the summer between their third and fourth years. Students who complete 6 or 9 credit hours of internship will reduce the hours in General Electives. No student may receive more than 9 hours of credit for an internship.