Accelerated Online and On campus Courses

Our major is offered in three formats:

  • Fully online accelerated (AOP), 7 week courses
  • Fully traditional on campus, 16 week courses
  • Combination of accelerated online and on campus courses

Major Requirements: 34 hours (beyond SPCH 1300)

A grade of C or greater must be attained to fulfill a course requirement for the major.

Core Communication Courses (12 hours)

  • SPCH 2310: Human Communication Concepts
  • SPCH 2311: Introduction to Communication Research
  • SPCH 3320: Advanced Public Speaking
  • SPCH 4312: Intercultural Communication OR SPCH 4357: Communicating with Difference (offered online only)

Professional Communication Courses (9 hours from the following)

  • SPCH 3316: Interviewing
  • SPCH 3322: Small Group Communication
  • SPCH 3323: Conflict Management
  • SPCH 3330: Professional Communication
  • SPCH 3340: Communication Ethics (offered face-to-face only)
  • SPCH 4311: Organizational Communication (offered online only)

Upper-level Communication Courses (9 hours from the following)

  • SPCH 3315: Gender Communication (offered online only)
  • SPCH 3300: Interpersonal Communication (offered face-to-face only)
  • SPCH 3350: Nonverbal Communication (offered online only)
  • SPCH 4100: Independent Study
    SPCH 4201: Independent Study
  • SPCH 4312: Intercultural Communication
  • SPCH 4313: Seminar: Studies in Communication (offered face-to-face only)
  • SPCH 4314: Internship
  • SPCH 4315: Cooperative Education in Speech Communication
  • SPCH 4323: Family Communication
  • SPCH 4357: Communicating with Difference (offered online only)

Capstone Courses (4 hours)

  • SPCH 4300 (fall of final year in program)
  • SPCH 4110 (spring of final year in program)

Intercultural Communication Competency Courses (6 hours)

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