The Major

RobinLong CommencementThe total number of units required for the major is 44.

Foundational Courses (16 units):

Com 006 Messages Meaning and Culture

Com 015 Public Speaking

Com 098 Introduction to Communication Research

Com 101 Rhetoric I

Category I (Choose One Course, 4 units):

  • Com 110 Interpersonal Communication
  • Com 127 Group Communication & Leadership
  • Com 133 Conflict & Reconciliation
  • Com 134 Conflict & Reconciliation - Case Studies (off campus)

Category II (Choose One Course, 4 units):

  • Com 125 Mass Communication
  • Com 135 Public Discourse
  • Com 145 Organizational Communication
  • Com 138 International Rhetoric

Category III (Choose Two Courses, At Least One Must be Com, 8 units):

  • Com 103 Communication Criticism
  • Com 130 Argumentation and Advocacy
  • Com 140 Studies in Communication Ethics
  • Eng 087 Journalism
  • Eng 104 Modern Grammar & Advanced Composition
  • Eng 104U Modern Grammar & Advanced Composition - San Francisco

Com Electives (Choose Three of the Following Not Taken Above, 12 units):

  • Com 102 Theories of Rhetoric and Communication II
  • Com 103 Communication Criticism
  • Com 110 Interpersonal Communication
  • Com 115 Advanced Public Speaking
  • Com 125 Mass Communication
  • Com 127 Group Communication & Leadership
  • Com 129 Persuasion and Propaganda
  • Com 130 Argumentation and Advocacy
  • Com 133 Conflict and Reconciliation
  • Com 134 Conflict and Reconciliation - Case Studies
  • Com 135 Studies in Public Discourse
  • Com 140 Studies in Communication Ethics
  • Com 138 International Rhetoric
  • Com 145 Organizational Communication
  • Com 190 Practicum (2-4 units)
  • Com 195 Special Topic Seminars (4 units)
  • Com 196 Senior Seminar (2 or 4 units)
  • Com 198 Independent Research (1-4 units)
  • Non-departmental elective options (you may choose one course, up to 4 units): An 150 Cross-Cultural Communication OR CS 050 History & Ethics of Computer Science OR Eng 101 Film Analysis OR MA 005 Statistics OR PHI 135 Philosophy of Language OR Intermediate Level II or Advanced Course in Modern, Foreign Language (such as Spanish, French, German, etc.) (4)

Global Communication (complete at least one)*

  • _____Advanced or Intermediate (Level II+) Modern Foreign Language (Spanish, German, etc.)
  • _____Academic Study Abroad experience of at least one month (Mexico, Istanbul, Europe, etc.)
  • _____Urban Semester (San Francisco or Boston)
  • _____Com 138 International Rhetoric
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