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Communication Studies Major

Communication Studies Major


Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.

Program Requirements: Communication Studies is a minimum 65 credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


Complete the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
COM 111Interpersonal Communication [GTW]4
COM 112Public Speaking [GTW]4
COM 215Conflict Management [AEH, UWR]4
COM 225Foundations of Digital Media [APC]4
COM 260Foundation of Mass Media4
COM 295Communication Theory [SSC]4
COM 315Media, Power and Difference [AEH, DPD]4
COM 325Intercultural Communication [AEH, DPD]4
COM 345Advertising Principles & Practice4
COM 350Public Relations Principle & Practice [UWR]4
COM 360Media Theory [UWR]4
COM 465Participatory Culture and Identity [AEH, DPD] (Capstone)4
COM 485Communication Law4
COM 495Communication Ethics (Capstone)4

ELECTIVES: 9 credits

Complete 9 credit hours from the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
BA 312Principles of Marketing4
BA 451Human Resources4BA 321
COM 162Communication Design [APC]4
COM 211Small Group Communication4
COM 250Communication & Society3
COM 252Introduction to New Media [APC]4
COM 319Leadership Communication3
COM 320Speaking in the Modern Organization [AEH]3
COM 330Are You Listening [AEH]3
COM 340Interviewing Strategies [AEH]3
COM 352Web Design [APC]4COM 225
COM 355Organizational Communication [SSC]4
COM 364Video [APC]4
COM 452Advanced New Media4COM 125 or COM 252

Total credits required for major: 65

Previous EPCC Checksheet (May 2021 update) this checksheet is valid for summer 2020-spring 2022

Previous EPCC Checksheet (March 2019 update) this checksheet is valid for summer 2019-spring 2020