Communication (B.S.) - Communication - Resident

Communication (B.S.) - Communication - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective 23
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 30-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 42
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 42
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 42
THEO 202Theology Survey II 42
Total Hours44-47

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
SCOM 110Media and Culture 13
Total Hours3
Major Core
DMCA 499Internship3
SCOM 201Public Speaking3
SCOM 210Theoretical Foundations in Communication3
SCOM 212Criticism of Popular Culture3
SCOM 220Communication & Diversity3
SCOM 300Communication Research3
SCOM 325Interpersonal Communication3
SCOM 330Creative Problem Solving in Teams3
SCOM 345Persuasion3
SCOM 360Leadership Communication3
SCOM 420Advanced Public Communication3
SCOM 490Crisis Communication and Negotiation3
STCO 346Persuasive Advertising and Storytelling3
STCO 372Employee and Organizational Communication3
Total Hours42
SCOM 315Narrative, Story-telling and Performance3
SCOM 335Argumentation3
SCOM 365Communication and Christian Ministry3
SCOM 370Motivational Speaking3
SCOM 455Communication Theory3
SCOM 465Rhetorical Theory and Criticism3
Total Hours18
Free Electives
Choose 10-16 credit hours of Free Electives10-16
Total Hours10-16

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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