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Applied Communication Emphasis


Supporting Courses12-13
Integrative Leadership Seminar I
Writing Course
Business and Media Writing 1
Expository Writing
Communication Skills
Theories of the Interview
Mathematics (choose one course):
Business Statistics
Social Science Statistics
Intermediate Algebra (or more advanced math level or placement per WMPT exam)
Introductory Statistics
Upper-Level Courses24
Critical Thinking (choose one course):
History of Economic Thought
The Development of Creative and Critical Thinking
Ethical Theory
Plato and Aristotle
Humanities (choose 6 credits):
Indigenous Nations Oral and Storytelling Traditions
Wisconsin First Nations Ethnohistory
Or choose from 300- or 400-level courses in the following subjects: English, History, Humanistic Studies, Philosophy
Natural or Biological Sciences (choose 6 credits from one subject or multiple subjects):
Choose 300 or 400-level Natural Science courses in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Human Biology, Geoscience, Nutritional Sciences or Physics
Social Science (choose 6 credits):
Choose a 300- or 400-level courses in the following subjects: Anthropology, Community Sciences, Economics, Geography, Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, Public and Environmental Affairs, Democracy and Justice Studies, Sociology and Urban and Regional Studies
Capstone Required Course
Capstone: Synthesis and Assessment of Learning
Applied Communication Emphasis24
Supporting Courses
Fundamentals of Public Address
Choose two courses:
Introduction to Communication
Elements of Media
Business and Media Writing
Communication Problems and Research Methods
Choose one of the following courses:
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
Small Group Communication
Upper-Level Courses (choose 12 credits):
Information Technologies
Persuasion and Argumentation
Organizational Communication
Mediation and Conflict Resolution
Communication Law
Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications
Information, Media and Society
Human Communication Theory
Social Media Strategies
Cases in Communications and Media Management
Total Credits60-61

Students who complete COMM 185 may not use this course as part of their communication supporting courses. If students complete ENG COMP 105 they can enroll in COMM 185 as one of these supporting courses.