Curriculum in Communication

Students must apply for admission to the COMM major. Before applying, students must: 1) Have a minimum of a 2.3 GPA in ENGL 1120 and a core Social Science course (may not use a History course); 2) Complete ENGL 1120, CMJN 2100, and a Core Social Science course with a C or better; 3) Successfully complete COMM 1000 with a B or better; 4) Successfully complete 30 hours of degree-applicable course credits (including AP and proficiency credits); and 5) Write a 300-word essay. Note: Students who transfer to Auburn University must apply to the COMM major and complete one semester at Auburn before applying for admission.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
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
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature3Core History to complete sequence3
Core Science I4Core Science II4
Core Humanities23Core Fine Arts3
CMJN 2100 Concepts in Communications and Journalism3Course from Group 133
LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation2Course for Supporting Area43
 15 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
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
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Courses from Group 336Courses from Group 336
Courses from Group 436COMM 4920 Internship3
Course for Supporting Area43Course for Supporting Area43
 UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0
 15 12
Total Hours: 120