Communication Concentration


Overview & Academics

The Liberal Studies program is ideal for students who wish to explore topics that are not explored by traditional majors. The student may design a multidisciplinary major around an area or chose from one of three pre-approved areas: Communication, American Studies, and International Studies.

Career Options
Social Services Human Relations Officer
Public Relations Personnel
Urban Planner/City Manager
Non-profit Organizational Director
Copywriter
Medical Communications Trainer
Advertising Account Executive

Department Contact

Chad C. Ross, Ph.D.
Liberal Studies Program Coordinator
University of Missouri
(252) 985-5269
cross@ncwc.edu

Major Requirements
Communications Area: Lower Level Courses- choose 12 semester hours from: CIS 201, ENG 130, 210, 211; ENT 120, 140 or MKT 205; required upper level courses ENG 302, 304, 310; MKT 317; PSY 315; SOC 495. Required seminar LIB 499.

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
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
ENG Literature Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Requirement 3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Laboratory Requirement 1
Lower Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits
Ethics Requirement 3
Lower Level Major Requirement 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
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


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

Fall Semester Credits
PSY/SOC Social Science Requirement 3
LIB 499 Liberal Studies Capstone 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
International Studies Requirement 3
Upper Level Major Requirement 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 15