Sample 4 Year Plan of Work

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Freshman year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1010 (OC) Oral Comm: Basic Speech 3
ENG XXXX ENG 1010 or 1020* 3
# (WE) Wayne Experience  1
# (QE) Quantitative Experience 3
COM 1700  (SI) Media Literacy 3
# (CIV) Civic Literacy 3
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2000 Intro Communication Studies 3
COM 2110 Argumentation & Debate 3
* (BC) ENG 1020 or elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15

Sophomore year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM  2/3XXX
COM course at 2000/3000 level  
3
COM 3400 Theories of Communication 3
XXX 1010 Foreign Language % 4
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry 4
    14
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2/3XXX COM course at 2000/3000 level  3
# (ICN) Intermediate Composition 3
XXX 1020 Foreign Language % 4
# (DEI) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion 3
  Elective 2
    15

Junior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 4XXX COM course at the 4000 level 3  
COM 4210 Or COM 4190 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 4XXX COM course at the 4000 level 3
# (CI) Cultural Inquiry 3
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15

Senior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5XXX COM course at 5000 level 3
COM 6190 Internship 3
# (GL) Global Learning 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5XXX COM course at 5000 level 3
COM 5900 Senior Seminar in Com  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15

 

 

* Placement into ENG 1010 or 1020 is based on SAT/ACT scores
# Students have a choice of several courses in each general education category (see advisor for more information)
% Students have a choice of 16 different foreign languages (see general education requirements)
^ Students must take a lab with one of their Natural Science Inquiry courses (see general education requirements)