UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Communication Studies, B.A.

All lower division GE completed as part of the AA-T in Communication Studies.

Transfer Year 1: First Semester

Course Units
COMS 301 3
COMS 321 3
COMS 327 3
COMS 356 (satisfies GE F*) 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: Second Semester

Course Units
COMS 351 3
Communication Methods. One course from: COMS 430, COMS 440, COMS 450 3
Divisional Band: Performance and Cultural Studies. One course from: COMS 303, COMS 304, COMS 401, COMS 404, COMS 445 3
Upper Division COMS Electives** 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: First Semester

Course Units
Divisional Band: Communication Theory. One course from: COMS 320, COMS 350, COMS 431, COMS 451, COMS 453 3
Divisional Band: Rhetorical Theory. One course from: COMS 425, COMS 435, COMS 442, COMS 444, COMS 448 3
Community Involvement Requirement. One course from: COMS 323, COMS 400C, COMS 410, COMS 437, COMS 452, COMS 494/L 3
Upper Division COMS Electives** 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Second Semester

Course Units
Upper Division COMS Electives** 3/3/3
Electives 6
Total 15
Total units after transfer 60

* Total of 9 units Upper Division General Education must include 3 units from GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning, and 6 units from GE Upper Division Section C1 Arts, or GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities, or GE Upper Division Section D Social Sciences, or GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies (COMS 356 satisfies 3 units upper division GE F and Information Competence). (No more than 3 units from GE Upper Division C and no more than 3 units from GE Upper Division D.) If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: IC: Information Competence, and/or: GE Upper Division Section D2 American History Institutions and Ideals, OR GE Upper Division Section D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government.

**Upper division COMS electives may be chosen from courses listed in Divisional Bands above, or from: COMS 309, COMS 325, COMS 360, COMS 420, COMS 428, COMS 443, COMS 446, COMS 454