2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. Students are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Term One


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better; complete ENG 1100  with a C or better

Term Two


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better minimum C

Term Three


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better with minumum grade of C; complete COM 1010 , COM 1040 , and COM 1520 ; complete one MTH course; complete one language course

Term Four


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better with minimum grade of C; complete ENG 2100  with a C or better; complete COM 2460  

Term Five


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better with minimum grade of C

Term Six


  • QT Course - Research Methods Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • GE - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • GE - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better with minimum grade of C; complete 20 upper-level credits

Term Seven


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better with minimum grade of C

Term Eight


Total: 12 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.25 or better minimum grade of C

Note(s):


*Languages include American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (CHI), French (FR), German (GER), Greek (GR), Latin (LAT), and Spanish (SPN).

All department required courses and department research methods courses requires a grade of C or better


Program Description


The central focus of the Department of Communication is analysis of how human beings create, transmit, receive, and respond to messages. The department provides curricula designed to increase an individual’s intellectual, organizational, and social abilities, which can be applied to a variety of contexts, including interpersonal, organizational, and mass-mediated settings.

The department’s curricular offerings integrated theory and practice with the goal of cultivating communication competence.

Career Opportunities


For career information, please visit Wright State University Career Services:

http://www.wright.edu/careerservices

Campus Contact Information


Communication@wright.edu

Phone: (937) 775-2145

Fax: (937) 775-2148

425 Millett Hall

http://www.wright.edu/cola/Dept/com/

Additional Comments


Academic success resources (math, writing, tutoring): http://www.wright.edu/uc/success/

Admissions: http://www.wright.edu/admissions/

Financial Aid: http://www.wright.edu/financialaid/

Transitional Advising WebPage (TAP): http://www.wright.edu/semesters-advising