B.A. in Organizational Communication (Employee Communication Emphasis) Academic Plans

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B.A. in Organizational Communication (Employee Communication) 2019-2020: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3Mathematics (M) course (BUS 100M suggested) 3GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Artistic Experience (A) course 3
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Second Language (S) course1 4
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Elective 3
 13 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3COM 350 Corporate Communication3COM 213 Media Communication3
COM 248 Organizational Communication3 COM 220 Group Communication4
ENW 115 Reporting I3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
THE 201 Christian Theology3 World Cultures (U) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1  
 13 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4Communication Analysis Course choice 3COM 302 Media Law3
COM 370 Interpersonal Communication4 COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Employee Communication Track choice2 4
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Elective 3 Elective 3
 17 3 13-17
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Employee Communication Track choice2 4Interim Off COM 494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Elective (2nd Internship suggested) 4
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Oral Communication Course choice 4
Electives 6 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
 16 0 15
Total Credits 124-128

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Organizational Communication (Employee Communication) 2019-2020: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Mathematics (M) course (BUS 100M suggested) 3
Elective 3 Second Language (S) course1 4
  Elective 3
 13 4 14-17
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM 210 Perspectives on Human Communication3Communication Analysis Course choice 3-4COM 213 Media Communication3
COM 248 Organizational Communication3 COM 220 Group Communication4
ENW 115 Reporting I3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 World Cultures (U) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1  
 14 3-4 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM 363 Methods of Communication Research4COM 350 Corporate Communication3COM 302 Media Law3
COM 370 Interpersonal Communication4 COM 350 Corporate Communication3
Oral Communication Track choice2 3 COM 481 Internship in Communication3-4
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Employee Communication Track choice2 4
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 14 3 16-17
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Cross-cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3Interim Off COM 494 Capstone: Organizational Communication4
Employee Communication Track choice2 4 Elective (2nd Internship suggested) 4
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Electives 6 Elective 3
 13-16 0 14
Total Credits 122-130

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

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