Communication, BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Communication


department website: https://communication.illinois.edu/

department faculty: Communication Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: communication@illinois.edu


for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Communication


Departmental distinction: Superior students are encouraged to consult the departmental honors adviser about requirements and opportunities for participation in the departmental honors program.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.


Minimum required major and supporting course work: At least 15 hours of the required 37 hours in Communication must be at the 300 level or above. Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level in the major must be taken on this campus.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.

Introduction to Public Speaking (choose one):3
Public Speaking
OR
Oral & Written Comm II 1
CMN 102Introduction to Communication4
Communication Courses: Students will select an option (A or B) and a specialization (if Option B is chosen) in consultation with an undergraduate advisor in Communication.30
OPTION A: Students who wish a general course of study will take at least one course from five of the following six areas and the remaining hours will be selected in consultation with an advisor.
OPTION B: Students who choose to concentrate within an area must take four courses from one of the six areas listed below and the remaining hours will be selected in consultation with an advisor. Students may complete more than one specialization by completing four courses in each area desired; however, individual courses may not be counted toward more than one specialization.
Communication & Culture Area
Intro to Intercultural Comm
Social Movement Communication
Media, Money and Power
Comm Technology & Society
Comm Controversy Public Policy
Mass Media and the Audience
Intro to Conversation Analysis
Storytelling as Oral Communication
Popular Media and Culture
Race and the Mass Media
Gender Communication
Topics in Public Communication
Communication & Health Area:
Communicating Public Policy
Intro to Interpersonal Comm
Intro to Health Communication
Strategies of Persuasion
Argumentation
Sexual Communication
Persuasion Theory & Research
Communication & Health Equity
Adv Interpersonal Comm
Interpersonal Health Comm
Organizational Health Comm
Health Communication Campaigns
Social Marketing
Communication & Organizations Area:
Business and Professional Communication
Intro to Organizational Comm
Small Group Communication
Interviewing: The Art and Science of Effective Questioning
Intro to Intercultural Comm
Comm Technology & Society
Communicating for Innovation
Argumentation
Political Economy of Communication
Propaganda and Modern Society
Workplace Comm Technology
Organizational Comm Assessment
Adv Organizational Comm
Adv Small Group Communication
Organizational Health Comm
Health Communication Campaigns
Commercialism and the Public
Interpersonal Communication Area:
Small Group Communication
Intro to Interpersonal Comm
Intro to Intercultural Comm
Intro to Health Communication
Strategies of Persuasion
Argumentation
Family Communication
Relationships and Technologies
Intro to Conversation Analysis
Sexual Communication
Adv Small Group Communication
Persuasion Theory & Research
Gender Communication
Adv Interpersonal Comm
Comm in Personal Relationships
Interpersonal Health Comm
Mediated Communication & Techonology Area:
Media, Money and Power
Introduction to Mediated Communication
Comm Technology & Society
Communicating for Innovation
Politics and the Media
Mass Media and the Audience
Relationships and Technologies
Visual Politics
Visual Media Effects
Political Economy of Communication
Popular Media and Culture
Workplace Comm Technology
Campaigning to Win
Race and the Mass Media
Rhetoric & Public Discourse Area:
Public Comm in Everyday Life
Communicating Public Policy
Social Movement Communication
The Rhetorical Tradition
Comm Controversy Public Policy
Strategies of Persuasion
Argumentation
Politics and the Media
Mass Media and the Audience
Visual Politics
Visual Media Effects
Political Economy of Communication
Classical Rhetorics
Early Modern Rhetorics
Contemporary Rhetorics
Persuasion Theory & Research
Rhetorical Criticism
Campaigning to Win
Topics in Public Communication
Health Communication Campaigns
Commercialism and the Public
Total Hours37