Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Communication Design, B.A.


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  1. Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after. See “General Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree.”
  2. Satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts.
    6 semester hours of sophomore foreign language
  3. General requirements:
  1. Concentration/Specialization: 12 semester hours. Students must take four of the following courses: COMM 4300 Selected Topics in Communication;   COMM 4318 Mass Media Communication;  GMNG 3310 3D Modeling GMNG 4316 Advanced Leveling GMNG 4318 Advanced Animation for Gaming HUMA 4312 Classical Greece and Rome HUMA 4313 Medieval and Renaissance Civilization HUMA 4314 The Age of Enlightenment HUMA 4315 The Age of Revolution HUMA 4317 The Modern Era ; MKTG 3303 Principles of Marketing  
  2. Free electives - Enough electives to fulfill the 120 semester hour requirement and the 54 semester hours of upper division courses.
    These requirements are summarized below:

Degree Requirements


The following requirements apply to all candidates for the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science. The Bachelor of Arts option is available to those who choose plans in Communication, Humanities, Mathematical Sciences, or Psychology. The Bachelor of Science option is available to those who choose plans in Biology, Communication, Computer Science, Computer Information System, Criminal Justice, Mathematical Sciences or Psychology.

  1. Satisfy all university requirements for a bachelor’s degree as found in the ”University Degree Requirements“ section of this catalog.
  2. Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after. Note: Students who transfer from a Texas public community college or public university and are certified as core complete shall have satisfied the core requirements of UHV.
  3. Satisfy the requirements for either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science, as follows:

Bachelor of Arts
(1) Lower or Upper Division: 3 semester hours of speech and satisfy Computer literacy/proficiency requirement (See [**] below); Foreign Language: 6 semester hours at the sophomore level in one foreign language. Students submitting an acceptable score on a standard foreign language proficiency test approved by the School of Arts and Sciences may substitute 6 semester hours of electives.

Bachelor of Science
(1) Lower Division: 3 semester hours of speech and satisfy Computer literacy/proficiency requirement (See [**] below); Natural Sciences: 11 semester hours in natural sciences, at least 2 semester hours of which must be in laboratory courses. Natural sciences include biology, biophysical sciences, chemistry, geology, and physics.

[**] May be satisfied within core curriculum. However, 3 semester hours of both speech and Computer literacy/proficiency are still required even if the student is certified as core complete by way of transfer from a Texas public community college or public university.

    4.  Satisfy course requirements for the plan: At least 24 semester hours in one plan of which at least 18 semester hours must be advanced.

Core Curriculum Requirements


(42 total core hours required).

  • Core 010 Communication
  • Core 020 Mathematics
  • Core 030 Life and Physical Science
  • Core 040 Language, Philosophy and Culture
  • Core 050 Creative Arts
  • Core 060 American History
  • Core 070 Government/Political Science
  • Core 080 Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Core 090 Component Area Option: Speech
  • Core 090 Component Area Option: Computer Literacy

Plan Program Requirements


Total: 120 s.h.


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