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Required Credits: 39
Program Code: BA-COMM-THCM
Required Course: 1
Required Credits: 40
One (1) University Core Curriculum course is specified by the major:
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Required Credits: 0-6
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Required Credits: 21
Take COMM 1150 twice and COMM 1170 once OR COMM 1150 once and COMM 1170 twice for a total of three (3) credits.
Complete all of the courses above (COMM 1020-Comm 3770) prior to taking the capstone course:
Required Credits: 15
Required Courses: 2
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Required Courses: 4
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Core Curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100
Three (3) additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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