Apr 20, 2024  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog

Communication, B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences

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(Major Code: 15061) (SIMS Code: 668132)

All candidates for a degree in liberal arts and sciences or a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .” No more than 48 units in communication courses can apply to the B.A. degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Selecting the B.A. degree in liberal arts and sciences requires meeting the language requirement. Selecting the B.A. degree in applied arts and sciences requires the mathematics competency requirement.

Lower division preparation for the major courses may be satisfied by comparable courses in community colleges or other institutions with which the university has articulation agreements.

A minor is not required with this major but is strongly recommended.

Preparation for the Major

(9 units)

These prerequisite courses may not be taken Cr/NC and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 and a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course. The General Education oral communication course will not be included in the computation of the required grade point average of 2.75.

General Education oral communication requirement and six units selected from

Language Requirement (Liberal Arts and Sciences)

Competency (successfully completing the third college semester or fifth college quarter) is required in one language other than English to fulfill the graduation requirement. Refer to section of catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.


A minimum of 36 upper division units to include

Conceptualizing Communication

Nine “conceptualizing communication” units selected from

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