Business Communication Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in business communication. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).

Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Major Requirements:

ACC 215

Survey of Accounting

CM 101

Public Speaking

CM 115

Interpersonal Communication

CM 211

Intercultural Communication

CM 253

Journalism I

CM 254

Journalism II

CM 260

Business and Professional Communication

CM 390

Organizational Communication

CM 401

Senior Internship


Digital Photography

IS 135

Advanced MS Office Applications

MATH 136

Introduction to Statistics

MGT 204

Principles of Management

MKT 206

Principles of Marketing

VCD 124

Introduction to Computer Graphics

VCD 270

Introduction to Corporate Communication Design

Take 4 focused electives (12 credits) from the following courses:

CM 255

Small Group Communication

CM 265

Event Planning and Publicity

CM 270

New Media Communication

CM 275

Principles and Practices of Public Relations

CM 310

Conflict and Negotiation

CM 350

Jr. Level BSCOM Internship

CM 380

The Advertising Campaign

CM 402

Special Topics

IS 260

Presentation Theory

VCD 370

Relationship of Business & Design

Six credits from the following writing focused courses:

CM 303

Feature Writing

CM 304

Magazine Writing and Publishing

CM 305

Newspaper Practicum

CM 314

Public Relations Writing

CM 323

Writing for the Web

Three business electives selected from the following subjects:

MGT, MKT, EC, FIN, INBUS or LAW 208, LAW 345, or LAW 380.