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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Interpersonal Communication, B.A.

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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences  > Jack J. Valenti School of Communication  > Interpersonal Communication, B.A.

Students will gain knowledge of the interplay between communication and relationships on both micro and societal levels. At the micro level, students will develop analytic and communication skills needed to understand the process of relationship development, maintenance and deterioration. At the societal level, students will acquire critical reasoning skills needed to interpret images and messages about families and other small groups.

Students will be prepared for entry-level communication positions in organizations such as those allied with health care and human development or for advanced work in communication studies and other fields focusing on the analysis of human behavior.

Communication Major

All undergraduate majors in the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication must complete, with a GPA of at least 2.00, 6.0 semester hours as follows:

COMM 1301 , and COMM 4303 .

To take Jack J. Valenti School of Communication courses at the 3000- and 4000-level, students should complete COMM 1301 . Majors should complete it in their first 60 hours; transfer students should do so in their first two terms at the university.

Students who enroll for advanced courses without completing the nonadvanced requirements may be dropped by the instructor or the school. Neither the school nor the instructor will be responsible for tuition refunds.

To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in communication:

Students must achieve a 2.00 cumulative GPA in all courses that count toward the major with at least a C in each.

No COMM course for major (or minor) may be taken more than three times.

Jack J. Valenti School Requirements (6.0 hours)

Interpersonal Communication Requirements: (18.0 hours)

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