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Communication, Minor

Requirements

 

Programs of study in Communication at UVU offer a balance of analytic and applied approaches to study in the field. The department offers an expanding menu of beginning and advanced courses in mass communication, public relations, media studies, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, international communication, organizational communication, and journalism.

Total Program Credits: 21

Discipline Core Requirements: 21 Credits 
  COMM 1020 Public Speaking 3
Choose two of the following: 6
  COMM 1050 Introduction to Speech Communication (3.0)  
  COMM 1130 Writing for the Mass Media (3.0)  
  COMM 1500 Introduction to Mass Communication (3.0)  
  COMM 2300 Public Relations  (3.0)  
Complete twelve credits from the following: 12
  COMM 3000 Media Ethics (3.0)  
  COMM 3050 Theories of Communication and Culture (3.0)  
  COMM 3100 Propaganda and Persuasion (3.0)  
  COMM 319G Intercultural Communication Encounters (3.0)  
  COMM 3420 Communication and Conflict (3.0)  
  COMM 350R Special Topics in Communication (3.0)  
  COMM 3700 Free Expression in a Democratic Society (3.0)  
  COMM 481R Internship (May be repeated for 3.0 credits) (1.0)  
  Any other advisor approved courses.    

 Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 21 or more semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above (departments may require a higher GPA).
  3. Complete all communication classes with a C- or better

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track365体育网址大全. 

365体育网址大全Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
COMM 1020 Public Speaking 3
Elective Lower Division See List 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective Lower Division See List 3
Elective Lower Division See List 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective Upper Division See List 3
Elective Upper Division See List 3
Elective Upper Division See List 3
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 21

Department

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Communication

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CB 502A

 Telephone:365体育网址大全

 801-863-8452

 Email:365体育网址大全

  Kristen.Smith@cosmopolitansf.com

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 David Morin 365体育网址大全

 
 

Mission Statement

The Utah Valley University Communication Department is shaping students to become the industry's next top leaders in Journalism and Media Studies, Public Relations and Communication Studies through courses and engaged learning experiences that are theoretically-driven, innovative, and applied.

The department prepares students with the necessary skills to communicate visually, orally and through written documentation within the context demanded by the business, journalism, marketing, and public relations world. Students are also equipped with a solid ethical foundation and an understanding of diversity, interdependence, and cultural perspectives in the global community. 

 
 

Journalism and Media Studies

 
 

Public Relations

 
 

Communication Studies

 
 

Faculty

Jordan Allen(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Psychology, M.A., Communication Studies, University of Montana, Ph.D., Communication Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Brent Austin(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



A.A., Liberal Studies, College of the Desert, B.A., Communication Studies, M.A., Communication Studies, California State University, San Bernadino.

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Jessica Ballard(2018)

Professional in Residence

Department: Organizational Leadership
Faculty



B.A., Communication, M.P.C., Professional Communication, Westminster College.

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Maria Blevins(2013)

Associate Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Recreation Management, University of Maine at Machias; M.A., Organizational Communications, University of Montana; Ph.D., Speech Communication, University of Utah.

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James Fisher(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., University Studies, University of New Mexico; M.A., Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia; Ph.D. (ABD), Journalism, University of Utah;

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Juliann Fitz(2017)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Studio Art/Art History, Washington & Jefferson College; M.S., Communication/Public Relations, Syracuse University.

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Philip Gordon(1999)

Associate Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Speech Communications, University of Illinois.

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Kimberly Hanson(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



A.A., Interpersonal Communication, Ricks College; B.A., Communication & Rhetorical Studies, Idaho State University; M.A., Interpersonal Communication Studies.

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Leandra Hernandez(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Mass Communication, University of St. Thomas, M.A., Mass Communication, University of Houston, Ph.D., Communication, Texas A&M University,

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Murphy Jeremy(2017)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Broadcast Journalism, Illinois State University; M.A. Communication, San Diego State University.

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Jingdong Liang(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., English, People’s University of China; M.A., Journalism, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Ph.D., Communications, University of Utah.

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Meaghan McKasy(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Communication, Boston College, M.Sc., Environmental Humanities Advisor, Ph.D. (ABD) Communication, University of Utah.

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David Morin(2013)

Associate Professor

Department: Communication
Department Chair, Faculty



B.A., Political Science, University of Illinois; M.A., Communication, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Media & Communication, Bowling Green State University.

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Stevie Munz(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., German Business/Translation, B.A., Organizational Communications, Northern Illinois University; M.A., Communication, Illinois State University; Ph.D., Communication Studies, Ohio University.

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Jessica Pauly(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Communication Studies, Nebraska Wesleyan University, M.A., Communication Studies, University of Kansas, Ph.D., Communication Studies, Purdue University.

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Zachary Sapienza(2020)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Organizational Speech, M.S., Speech Communication,Ph.D.(ABD), Mass Communication/Media Arts, Southern Illinois University.

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Farah Sanders(2009)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Integrated Studies, Utah Valley University, M.Ed., Education, Southern Utah University.

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David Scott(2008)

Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Political Science, B.S., Speech Communication, University of Utah; M.A., Communications, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Georgia.

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Benjamin Wassink(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Speech Communication, Utah Valley University, M.A., Communication, University of Montana.

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