Curriculum in Communication

Students must apply for admission to the COMM major. All applicants must have successfully completed 30 hours of degree-applicable course credits (including AP and proficiency credits); earn a B or better in COMM 1000, and  a C or better in (CMJN 2100 or CMJN 2103), ENGL 1120 and a core Social Science course (may not use a History course); and earn a minimum 2.3 GPA in ENGL 1120 and the Core Social Science course.  See the School Director or the Associate Director for Communication for further information.

Students who transfer to Auburn University’s COMM major are required to take a minimum of 21 credit hours in the AU Program.

ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Foreign Language II (College Core)4
Foreign Language I (College Core)4Core Social Science3
COMM 1000 Public Speaking13ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Core Social Science3Elective3
Core History3Core Mathematics3
 16 16
Core Literature3Core History to complete sequence3
Core Science I4Core Science II4
Core Humanities23Core Fine Arts3
CMJN 2100 Concepts in Communications and Journalism or 2103 Concepts in Communication and Journalism3Course from Group 133
LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation2Course for Supporting Area43
 15 16
COMM 3500 Foundations of Human Communication3COMM 3600 Foundations of Rhetoric and Social Influence3
Course for Supporting Area43Courses from Group 236
Elective3Course for Supporting Area43
Course from Group 233Elective3
COMM 3510 Research in Human Communication or 3610 Research in Rhetoric and Social Influence3 
 15 15
Courses from Group 336Courses from Group 336
Courses from Group 436COMM 4920 Internship53-6
Course for Supporting Area43Course for Supporting Area43
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
 15 12-15
Total Hours: 120-123

COMM 1000 fullfills SLO 7.


If Literature requirement was completed prior to Fall 2013, Core Humanities must cover SLO 3.


Students must see their advisers for approved course listings for Groups 1, 2, 3, and 4.


Students must see their advisers for approved Supporting Area courses.


The internship may be taken part time for 3 credit hours or full time for 6 credit hours.