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Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog 
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Major, Relational Communication Concentration (B.A.)

This program is designed to prepare students who anticipate a career in written, verbal, or media communication and will enable students to apply critical thinking skills in the application of biblical principles to the field of communication.

Program Requirements

I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits

II. General Education - 40 Credits

IV. Communication Concentrations (select one) - 15 Credits:

V. Electives - 24-38 Credits*

  • Electives 9-23 Credits
  • 300-400 Electives 15 Credits

At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Relational Communication Concentration Requirements - 15 Credits

Complete 3 credits from the following:

Total - 125 Credits

1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

3 Select fine arts electives from FAR and MUS. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

Recommended Electives:

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Communication Major with the Relational Communication Concentration

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

  • COM - Communication Elective 3 Credits
  • Fine Arts or Foreign Language Elective 3 Credits
  • SCI - Lab Science Elective 4 Credits
  • 3 Credits
  • Elective 3 Credits

Spring Semester - 16 Credits

Departmental Acceptance

Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the service credit requirements are required for departmental admission in the Communication major.

Junior Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester - 17 Credits

Spring Semester - 16 Credits