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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Studies Major, BA in Communication – Honors Program


The School of Communication Studies offers an honors program that provides an intense educational experience by challenging superior participating students. All students must complete CMST 207 ; CMST 217 * or CMST 247 *; and CMST 250 . After completing these required courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.5, students are eligible to apply for admission to the communication studies honors program. To graduate with honors, students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA in all courses in the major and a 3.25 cumulative GPA in all university courses.

Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118  3 12 hours, 3.0 GPA
1Natural Sciences Electives * 4  
2Quantitative Reasoning Elective * 3  
2Social Sciences Elective * 3  
3Unrestricted Elective 1  
Term 2
2Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 Natural Sciences* or Social Sciences* Elective
ENGL 102  3  
1Natural Sciences Electives * 4  
PSYC 110 * or PSYC 117  * 3  
CMST 207   3  
Term 3
2Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 PSYC 110 * or PSYC 117 
CMST 217 * or CMST 247  3  
4History Sequence* 3  
5Intermediate Foreign Language* 3  
MATH 115 *, STAT 201 *, or STAT 207  3  
Term 4
CMST 250 , CMST 312 , CMST 342   9 CMST 207  with a grade of C– or better;
CMST 210 *, CMST 217 *, CMST 240 *, CMST 247 * with a grade of C– or better
4History Sequence* 3 Intermediate Foreign Language Sequence*
5Intermediate Foreign Language* 3  
Term 5
6Advanced Composition Elective* 3 CMST 312  or CMST 342  with a grade of C– or better
CMST 352 , CMST 487   6  
7College Elective 3  
8Concentration Elective 3  
Term 6
CMST 354 , CMST 356 , CMST 360 , CMST 487   9 No milestones
8Concentration Elective 3  
3Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 7
CMST 487 , CMST 497 , CMST 499   9 No milestones
7College Elective 3  
3Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 8
CMST 498   3 No milestones
8Concentration Electives 6  
3Unrestricted Electives 6  
TOTAL 120  
* Meets University General Education Requirement .
1 Select two 4-credit lab sciences (8 hours) from the University General Education list .
2 Chosen from the University General Education list .
3 Any courses not already required for the major.
4 Select sequence from HIEU 247 *-HIEU 248 * or HIST 267 *-HIST 268 *.
5 Six hours of the same intermediate foreign language.
6 Chosen from ENGL 257 *, ENGL 295 *, ENGL 357 *, ENGL 360 *, ENGL 455 *; JREM 200 *.
7 Two courses (6 hours) chosen from advertising, communication and information, communication studies, information sciences, journalism and electronic media, or public relations. CMST 492  may not be counted toward this requirement.
8 Four courses (12 hours, at least 6 hours must be at the 300-400 level). These courses may be used to complete a minor or may be a combination of classes from all departments except Advertising, Communication and Information, Communication Studies, Counselor Education, First Year Studies, Information Sciences, Journalism and Electronic Media, Physical Education, Public Relations.