B.A. degree program in communication
HEGIS code 0601.00
NYS SED program code 31603

The interdisciplinary B.A. in communication provides a foundation in the range of communication forms; the history and technologies of communication contexts; research methods in communication; and pertinent legal, ethical, and cultural issues.

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Program requirements (32-33 credits)
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Tier One (18-credits)
Each of the following six courses must be completed with a grade of C or better:
Communication 1001 (Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1205); Communication 3000 (English 3196); Communication 3100 (Psychology 3120); Communication 3150W (TV/Radio 2222W); Communication 3200 (Philosophy 3315); Communication 3300 (TV/Radio 3535, Communication Arts, Sciences and Disorders 3235).



Tier Two (12 credits)
Students choose either Track A or Track B and then select four additional courses, one from each area:

Track A. Visual and Media Studies Track
- Culture
Anthropology 3180, Film 2117, Film 3122, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3335, Television and Radio 2517 (Business 3130).


- Media
Film 2120, Film 2129, Television and Radio 2420, Television and Radio 2726.
- History
History 3462 (American Studies 3406)

English 4405 [2402], Film 2116, Television and Radio 2265.
- Theory
Film 3130, Philosophy 3501, Sociology 2800, Television and Radio 4430W

Track B. Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication Track
- Culture
Africana Studies 3230 (English 3158), American Studies 3406 (History 3462)

Anthropology 3395, American Studies 3402 (Engllish 3157, Film 2117, Film 2131, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3105.
- Society
Political Science 3106, Political Science 3160, Sociology 2602, Sociology 2604
- Small Groups
Psychology 3140, Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1608, 1618, 1619,

Tier Three (2 or 3 credits)
One of the following off-campus internship courses:
Communication 4000 (9 or more field hours per week) or Communication 4100 (14 or more field hours per week)