Dec 07, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Communication Studies (B.A., B.S.)

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33 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours

Students in this major must also complete requirements for a degree in the College of Arts & Sciences .

Electives (12 hours)

The remaining 12 hours in the major are to be selected from any courses with a SPCM prefix. Three courses (9 hours) must be upper-division (300- and 400-level) courses. 


A maximum of 6 hours total of SPCM 376: Instructional Training, SPCM 491: Independent Study, and SPCM 494: Internship may count in the hours of the major.

SPCM 101 may not be counted in the total hours required for a Communication Studies major.

Four-Year Program Guides and Costs

USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in 4 years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan.

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