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Bachelor of Science in Communication and Leadership

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Communication and Leadership degree comprises 120 credit hours.

Core Curriculum

A specific combination of coursework in English, Government, American History, Math, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Fine Arts. 

Major requirements

36 hours of coursework across the three designated areas:  

  • Twelve hours of communication and leadership major courses;
  • Twelve hours focusing on communication foundations;
  • Twelve hours of interdisciplinary courses that explore critical social issues.
  • At least 15 hours must be in upper-division coursework.

Moody College of Communication requirements

Enrollment

  • Students may not count more than 60 hours of Communication coursework toward the degree
  • Students may not count more than 36 hours in one field of study.
  • Students may not earn both the Bachelor of Science in Communication and Leadership and the Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies.

Flags

Students should choose courses in the core curriculum and in the major requirements that also fulfill their major department's Flag requirements. The Flags required for Journalism students are:

Electives

  • Bring a student's total hours to 120
  • Electives frequently taken by Communication students
  • Students can also fill elective hours by declaring a minor. Students may declare only one minor or certificate to supplement their Moody major(s) and must declare their minor/certificate intentions before they have completed 65% of their degree requirements.