The B.A. in Strategic Communication requires lower-division requirements of CT 2000, CT 2040 and JN2000.
Two semesters of college-level study of one language other than English also are required. This requirement also may be fulfilled by completing two semesters of college-level literature in one language other than English. In either case, these two courses must be taken for college credit.
The B.A. in Strategic Communication requires upper-division requirements of CT3300, CT3840, CT3850, CT/JN3500, CT/JN4170, CT4870, CT4880 and CT4940. Students also select six additional credits from the following: CT3000, CT4860, CT4350, CT4970, JN3000, JN3030, JN3050, JN4180, JNXXXX (special topics; by approval).
In addition, twelve hours of related coursework are required. Students choose four courses from the following: AR3205, EN 3160, EN 3180, EN3190, EN4180, NP3020, FD4200, MK3000, MK3200 or a substitution with departmental approval.
Strategic Communication majors are required to compete in either the Dowling Oratory Contest or the Bourke Extemporaneous Speaking Contest to complete major requirements. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course required for the major. (A grade of C will not satisfy the requirement.)