Communication


Overview & Academics

The multi disciplinary program in Communication provides theory, tools, and techniques for analyzing and producing works of communication in many arenas of professional and personal interaction.

Career Options
Copywriting
Public Relations Personnel
Internal Communications
Advertising
Event Planning
Foreign Relations
Social Media

Department Contact

Jason Buel, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Communications
(252) 985-5267
jbuel@ncwc.edu

Major Requirements
Core Requirements: ENG 130; COM 200, 300, 308, 499 and 12 semester hours from ENG 210, 211; ENT 140; CIS 201; MKT 205; COM 191, 195 and 12 semester hours from MKT 317; ENG 304, 310, 320, 370, 373, 415, 472; COM 421, 495; PSY 315

Minor Requirements
No minor available

Undergraduate Plan

Fall Semester Credits
ENG 111 Writing I 3
EXS 100 Fitness; Wellness 2
BIO 101 Life Science 3
BIO 102 Life Science Lab 1
HIS/POL Social Science Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
ENG 112 Writing II 3
Mathematics Requirement 3
ECO/GEO/JUS Social Science Requirement 3
ENG 130 Fundamentals of Communication 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
PSY/SOC Social Science Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Laboratory Requirement 1
COM 200 Mass Communication 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits
Ethics Requirement 3
COM 300 Communication Theory 3
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
ART/ENT/MUS Fine Arts Requirement 3
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
COM 308 Communication Research Methods 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
REL 101 or 115 Religious Studies Requirement 3
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
ENG Literature Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
International Studies Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
COM 499 Senior Seminar in Communication 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15