Recommended Academic Plan for BA in Corporate Communication (CCCC) at Penn State Worthington Scranton - Program Year 2016

Effective Fall 2016

Semester 1 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
3
MATH 021 - (GQ) College Algebra I Notes for: MATH 021 - (GQ) College Algebra I

MATH 021 - (GQ) College Algebra I

(prerequisite for MKTG and MGMT)
3
COMM 100 - The Mass Media and SocietyNotes for: COMM 100

COMM 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign LanguageNotes for: Foreign Language

Foreign Language

12th credit level required, this is a Bachelor of Arts requirement
4
PSU 008 First-Year Seminar University College

PSU 008 First-Year Seminar University College

1
GHA

GHA

1
Total credits 15

Semester 2 (Spring)

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A - Effective Speech (GWS)

CAS 100A - Effective Speech (GWS)

3
CC 200 Introduction to Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC 200 Introduction to Corporate Communication

CC 200 Introduction to Corporate Communication

(prerequisite: ENGL 15)
3
CAS 204 Communication Research Methods

CAS 204 Communication Research Methods

3
3
Foreign LanguageNotes for: Foreign Language

Foreign Language

12th credit level required, this is a Bachelor of Arts requirement
4
Total credits 16

Semester 3 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 250 Small Group CommunicationNotes for: CAS 250 Small Group Communication

CAS 250 Small Group Communication

(or take CAS 352 in SP semester)
or CAS 352 Organizational CommunicationNotes for: CAS 352 Organizational Communication

CAS 352 Organizational Communication

(take in SP semester if CAS 250 not taken)
3
IST 110 - Introduction to Information, People and Technology (GS)Notes for: IST 110

IST 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ART 201 Intro to Digital Arts: Computer Graphics

ART 201 Intro to Digital Arts: Computer Graphics

or COMM 241 Graphic Design for Communications

COMM 241 Graphic Design for Communications

3
MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing

MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing

3
Foreign LanguageNotes for: Foreign Language

Foreign Language

12th credit level required, this is a Bachelor of Arts requirement
4
GHA

GHA

2
Total credits 15

Semester 4 (Spring)

Course DetailsCredits
MKTG 310 - Public Relations and MarketingNotes for: MKTG 310

MKTG 310

3 of 6 creds.: MKTG 310 (prerequisite; MKTG 301; prerequisite for internship)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MGMT 301 Basic Management Concepts

MGMT 301 Basic Management Concepts

3
GH

GH

3
GN

GN

3
GQ

GQ

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202D (GWS) Business Writing

ENGL 202D (GWS) Business Writing

or ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical Writing

ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical Writing

3
CAS 404 Conflict Resolution and NegotiationNotes for: CAS 404 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation

CAS 404 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation

3 of 6 creds (prerequisite CAS 100)
or MGMT 433 Leadership and Team Building Notes for: MGMT 433 Leadership and Team Building

MGMT 433 Leadership and Team Building

3 of 6 creds (prerequisite MGMT 301)
or CAS 403 Interpersonal Communication Theory and Research

CAS 403 Interpersonal Communication Theory and Research

or CAS 455 (US) (WMNST 455) Gender Roles in Communication

CAS 455 (US) (WMNST 455) Gender Roles in Communication

or CAS 471 (US;IL) Intercultural Communication Theory and Research

CAS 471 (US;IL) Intercultural Communication Theory and Research

3
PHIL 103 (GH) Introduction to Ethics

PHIL 103 (GH) Introduction to Ethics

or PHIL 106 (GH) Introduction to Business Ethics

PHIL 106 (GH) Introduction to Business Ethics

or PHIL 123 (GH) Introduction to Ethics in Media and Journalism

PHIL 123 (GH) Introduction to Ethics in Media and Journalism

or B A 243 Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business

B A 243 Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business

3-4
GNNotes for: GN

GN

1 GN must include a lab
3
BA Fields

BA Fields

3
Total credits 15-16

Semester 6 (Spring)

Course DetailsCredits
CC 401 - Internal CommunicationNotes for: CC 401 - Internal Communication

CC 401 - Internal Communication

(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CC 402 - External CommunicationNotes for: CC 402 - External Communication

CC 402 - External Communication

(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GA

GA

3
BA Fields

BA Fields

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
CC 406 Social Media in Corporate Communication Notes for: CC 406 Social Media in Corporate Communication

CC 406 Social Media in Corporate Communication

(prerequisite: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
or ENGL 420 Writing for the Web

ENGL 420 Writing for the Web

or ENGL 480 Communication Design for Writers

ENGL 480 Communication Design for Writers

3
CC 404 Risk and Crisis in Corporate Communication Notes for: CC 404 Risk and Crisis in Corporate Communication

CC 404 Risk and Crisis in Corporate Communication

(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
or CC 405 Strategic Speaking

CC 405 Strategic Speaking

or COMM 472 Public Relations Event Planning

COMM 472 Public Relations Event Planning

3
GN

GN

3
GA

GA

3
BA Fields

BA Fields

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8 (Spring)

Course DetailsCredits
CC 490W Seminar in Corporate Communication Notes for: CC 490W Seminar in Corporate Communication

CC 490W Seminar in Corporate Communication

(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
3
CC 495A Internship in Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC 495A Internship in Corporate Communication

CC 495A Internship in Corporate Communication

(120-hour internship; prerequisites: MKTG 310 and sixth semester standing)
3
GH

GH

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

The RAP recommends the most frequently offered courses in fields where students have the choice of taking one of several classes. The RAP also notes prerequisites for selected courses to emphasize the importance of adhering to the course sequence.

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 015
*adhere to placements tests
MATH 021 - (GQ) College Algebra I
(prerequisite for MKTG and MGMT)
Foreign Language
12th credit level required, this is a Bachelor of Arts requirement
CC 200 Introduction to Corporate Communication
(prerequisite: ENGL 15)
Foreign Language
12th credit level required, this is a Bachelor of Arts requirement
CAS 250 Small Group Communication
(or take CAS 352 in SP semester)
CAS 352 Organizational Communication
(take in SP semester if CAS 250 not taken)
Foreign Language
12th credit level required, this is a Bachelor of Arts requirement
MKTG 310
3 of 6 creds.: MKTG 310 (prerequisite; MKTG 301; prerequisite for internship)
CAS 404 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
3 of 6 creds (prerequisite CAS 100)
MGMT 433 Leadership and Team Building
3 of 6 creds (prerequisite MGMT 301)
GN
1 GN must include a lab
CC 401 - Internal Communication
(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
CC 402 - External Communication
(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
CC 406 Social Media in Corporate Communication
(prerequisite: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
CC 404 Risk and Crisis in Corporate Communication
(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
CC 490W Seminar in Corporate Communication
(prerequisites: CC 200 and fifth-semester standing)
CC 495A Internship in Corporate Communication
(120-hour internship; prerequisites: MKTG 310 and sixth semester standing)