Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Communication Studies (BA)

Interpersonal Communication Option

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: see degree requirements.

Cr. First Semester Cr. Second Semester
325.103 Public Speaking 325.104 Interpersonal Communication
 also counts as General Ed. Communication also counts as General Ed. Group A
320.101 Composition I3General Ed. 53 Quantitative/Analytical Reasoning
 or General Ed. 53 Quantitative/Analytical Reasoning or 20.101 Composition I
3General Ed. Group B (Social Sciences)3General Ed. Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group A (Humanities)
3General Ed. Group B (Social Sciences)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
109.100 Optional University Seminar1General Ed. Fitness/Recreation Skills
16Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
325.215 Communication Theory325 207 Communication Research Methods
325.220 Intercultural Communication325.209 Examining Communication
 counts as Diversity course & General Ed. Group A must receive min. C to take 400-level courses
3General Ed.Writing Intensive3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making
 or General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making or Writing Intensive
3General Ed. Group A (Humanities)3General Ed. Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
15Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
325.309 Gender Issues in Communication325.419 Family Communication
 or other Interpersonal Communication Track course or 25.425 Relational Communication
325.313 Conflict Management & Resolution or other Interpersonal Communication Track course
 or other Interpersonal Communication Track course325--- Communication Studies Elective 1
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
325.426 Leadership & Team Building325--- Communication Studies Elective 3
 or other Interpersonal Communication Track course325.497 Internship in Communication
325--- Communication Studies Elective 23Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective  
15Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits


Students must receive a C or better in 25.207 and 209 in order to take a 400-level Communication Studies Course and complete the major.

The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Consult advisor for current schedule of department electives. 25.220 counts as a Diversity course; one additional course selected for General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as a Diversity course. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.