General Studies Requirements for Communication Majors


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B.A.
B.S.
Computer Science
3
3
  COSC 1301
Developing A Christian Mind       3       3
  DCM 2301    
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Art
3
3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met 
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
  (B.A.) MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405
(B.S.) MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405 [eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].
Natural Science
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from 2 or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics.
Religion
6-12
6-12
  RELI 1301, 1302, and six additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Science
6
6
 

POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students.  Any 3 lower level hours selected from ECON, PHIL, POLS, PSYC; or SOCI.

Total General Studies Requirements
51-70
54-64

Select from one of three majors and accompanying electives for a total of 126 hours:

Communication majors:

BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
BA/BS Communication: Public Relations
   


Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

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MINOR IN COMMUNICATION
A minor in Communication will consist of at least 18 hours of coursework in the department, including 9 hours of upper-level courses. The student must complete COMA 1302. The general communication theory achieved in this minor will supplement many professional programs in other departments as the student builds competency in general communication.

 

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BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
BA/BS Communication: Public Relations
Communication Course Descriptions



College of Fine Arts Majors:

Art
BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
BA/BS Communication: Public Relations
Music
Music Business


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Fine Arts:
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