Communication (B.S.) - Communication - Resident

Communication (B.S.) - Communication - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. 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 101University Core Competencies1
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 1
SCOM 110Media and Culture3
Major Core
DMCA 499Internship3
JOUR 225Media Writing3
SCOM 201Public Speaking3
SCOM 325Interpersonal Communication3
SCOM 330Creative Problem Solving in Teams3
SCOM 345Persuasion3
SCOM 360Leadership and Organizational Communication3
SCOM 370Motivational Speaking3
SCOM 460Communication in the Marketplace3
SCOM 210Communication and Popular Culture3
or SCOM 220 Communication & Diversity
SCOM 315Narrative, Story-telling and Performance3
or SCOM 430 Event Planning & Communicative Coordination
SCOM 335Argumentation3
SCOM 358Essentials of Customer Service3
or SCOM 490 Crisis Communication and Negotiation
SCOM 365Communication and Christian Ministry3
SCOM 410Communication in a Technological Age3
SCOM 420Advanced Public Communication3
SCOM 440Communication in the Family3
or SCOM 450 Political Rhetoric
SCOM 455Communication Theory3
SCOM 465Rhetorical Theory and Criticism3
Free Electives
Choose 13-19 credit hours of free electives13-19
Total Hours73-79

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
  • 50% 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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