Sample 4 Year Plan of Work

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Freshman year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1010 (OC) Basic Speech 3
ENG XXXX  ENG 1010 or 1020* 3
# (WE) Wayne Experience 1
# (QE) Quantitative Experience 3
COM 1500 Survey of Mass Communication 3
COM 1700  (SI) Media Literacy 3
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2030 Grammar and Style 3
COM 2170 Persuasive Speaking 3
* (BC) ENG 1020 or elective 3
# (GL) Global Learning 3
  Elective 3
    15

Sophomore year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2100 News Reporting 3
COM 3170 Fundamentals of PR 3
XXX 1010 Foreign Language % 4
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry 4
    14
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 3400 Theories of Communication 3
# (ICN) Intermediate Composition 3
XXX 1020 Foreign Language % 4
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    15

Junior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 3210  News Editing 3
COM 4170 Public Relations Writing 3
# (CIV) Civic Literacy 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 4210 Research Methods in Com 3
COM 3250 Organizational Communication  3
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry 4
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    15

 

Senior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5130  Com and Social Marketing  3
COM 4130 Communication Ethics 3
# (CI) Cultural Inquiry 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5160 Public Relations Campaigns  3
COM 5140  Or COM 5300 or COM 5500  3
# (DEI) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15

* Placement into ENG 1010 or 1020 is based on ACT/SAT 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