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Communication BA - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 06.01 COMMUNICATIONS- GENERAL, CIP: 09.0101 Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric)

Department of Communication

359 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1060

Mark G. Frank
Chair

Lance Rintamaki
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Azita Safaie
Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Vivian M. Williams
Director of Internships

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
COM 101LEC Principles of Comm M 3
SOC 101DIS Intro to Soc (Online) M 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
COM 225LEC Interpersonal Comm. M 3
COM 240LEC Survey of Mass Communic M 3
PSY 101LEC Introductory Psychology M 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Scientific Literacy SLI1 3
Statistics MQR 4
COM 217LEC Communication in Organization M 3
COM 3rd Social Sci. M 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Scientific Literacy SLI2 4
CSE 111LLB Intro to Quantitative Analysis or CSE 115LLB Computer Science I M or M 4 or 4
COM 337LEC Communication Theory M 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy CL2 3
Pathway P 3
COM Writing M 3
COM Res. Methods M 3
COM Elective 300/400 level M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
COM Linguistics M 3
COM Elective 300/400 level M 3
COM Elective 300/400 level M 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
COM Elective 300/400 level M 2
COM Elective 300/400 level M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 14
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
COM Elective 300/400 level M 3
COM Elective 300/400 level M 3
COM Elective M 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 12
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Sep 17, 2021 14:39:54