2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You 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 2.5 or better; complete ENG 1100  with a C or better

Term Two


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.5 or better

Term Three


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.5 or better; 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 2.5 or better; complete ENG 2100  with a C or better; complete COM 2460  

Term Five


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.5 or better

Term Six


  • QT Course - Research Methods Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PHL 3000 - Critical Thinking 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 2.5 or better; complete 20 upper-level credits

Term Seven


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.5 or better

Term Eight


  • COM 4430 - Interviewing Credit Hour(s): 3
  • COM 4330 - Internship Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • GE - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.5 or better

Note(s):


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

 

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