University Catalogue

Curriculum in Communication

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

COMM 101 Orientation to the Study of Communication 1 hour
Natural
Science1,G
  3 hours
Foreign
Language 1012,
SPAN 101, FREN 101, ITAL 101, LAT 101, or GERM 101 3 hours
ENGL 101G,H Freshman Composition 3 hours
HIST 101, or
HIST 107, or
HIST 2013,G,H

Western Civilization to 1500
World Civilization to 1500
American History to 1877

3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

COMM 102 Professional Traditions in Communication 1 hour
COMM 151 Writing for the Mass Media 3 hours
Foreign
Language 1022
SPAN 102, FREN 102,  ITAL 102, LAT 102, or GERM 102  3 hours
ENGL 102G,H Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
HIST 102, or
HIST 108, or
HIST 2023,H 
Western Civilization since 1500
World History since 1500
American History since 1877 
3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
Kinesiology
Lab
  1 hour
  Total: 15 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

COMM 159 Survey of Mass Communication and Society 3 hours
COMM 211H Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232G,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Foreign
Language 2012
SPAN 201, FREN 201, ITAL 201, LAT 201, or GERM 201 3 hours
MATH 105 or 151/161G Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals
College Algebra             
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

COMM
Elective
  3 hours
COMM 215 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232G,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Foreign
Language 2022
SPAN 202, FREN 202, ITAL 202, LAT 202, or GERM 202  3 hours
MATH 241G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

COMM
Elective
  3 hours
COMM
Elective
  3 hours
Social
Science
ElectiveG
                                                                            3 hours
Humanities
Elective4
  3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

COMM 391 Communication Theory and Research                                   3 hours
COMM
Elective
  3 hours
COMM
Elective
  3 hours
THEA 131, or
MUS 151, or
ART 105, or
ART 106, or
DNC 100G,H
Introduction to the Theatre
Introduction to Music
Survey of World Art History I
Survey of World Art History II
Introduction to Dance
3 hours
Social
Science
ElectiveG
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

COMM 453 Communication Law and Policy 3 hours
COMM 
Elective
  3 hours
Biological
Science1,G
  3 hours
THEA 131, or
MUS 151, or
ART 105, or
ART 106, or
DNC 100H
Introduction to the Theatre
Introduction to Music
Survey of World Art History I
Survey of World Art History II
Introduction to Dance                                                       
3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

Second Semester

COMM 498 Professional Seminar in Communication                       3 hours
COMM 
Elective
  3 hours
Biological/
Physical
Science1,G
  3 hours
THEA 131, or
MUS 151, or
ART 105, or
ART 106, or
DNC 100H
Introduction to the Theatre
Introduction to Music
Survey of World Art History I
Survey of World Art History II
Introduction to Dance
3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††Major course; Grade of “C” or better required.
1Students must complete a minimum of 6 hours in a two-semester sequence of biological science plus a physical science or a two-semester sequence of a physical science plus a biological science. Students must complete one of the natural science two-semester sequences listed in the Admissions Criteria and Academic Regulations section of this catalogue.
2Twelve semester hours in one foreign language are required.
3Students must take HIST 101-102, 107-108, or 201-202.
4Selected from Foreign Language, History, Literature (English or Foreign Language), or Philosophy. (Sophomore level or above.) The following English courses will not fulfill this requirement: 312, 321, 322, 371, 372, 373, 380, 413, 414, 447, 448, 467, 482, 483, 485, and 486.