Recommended Academic Plan: B.A. in Corporate Communication (CCCC) at Wilkes-Barre

Effective Spring 2016; Last Modified Spring 2018

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
COMM 100 - The Mass Media and Society (GS)Notes for: COMM 100

COMM 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Math 21 - College Algebra (GQ) or (other Quantification if Math 21 met through placement testing)Notes for: MATH 21

MATH 21

If MATH 021 is not required per ALEKS testing, any GQ can be taken.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
CC 200 - INTRODUCTION TO CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONNotes for: CC 200

CC 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
PSU 008 - First-Year SeminarNotes for: PSU 008

PSU 008

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A - Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
ECON 102 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102 (GS)

ECON 102 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or or ECON 104 Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 104 (GS)

ECON 104 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science (GH)

Natural Science (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
World (Foreign) Language 001Notes for: World Language 001

World Language 001

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 204 - Communication Research MethodsNotes for: CAS 204

CAS 204

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
MGMT 301 - Basic Management ConceptsNotes for: MGMT 301 - Basic Management Concepts

MGMT 301 - Basic Management Concepts

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
MKTG 301 - Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301

MKTG 301

Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030; ECON 102 or ECON 104; MATH 021 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
World (Foreign) Language 002Notes for: World Language 002

World Language 002

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
IST 110 Information, Science and Technology Notes for: IST 110

IST 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

Prerequisite: B A 303 or MKTG 301
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Humanities (GH) or ElectiveNotes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
World (Foreign) Language 003Notes for: World Language 003

World Language 003

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
ENGL 202 - Effective Writing Notes for: ENGL 202 - A (Social Sciences), ENGL 202 - B (Humanities), C (Technical ) or D (Business)

ENGL 202 - A (Social Sciences), ENGL 202 - B (Humanities), C (Technical ) or D (Business)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
BA 243 Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of BusinessNotes for: BA 243

BA 243

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0-4.0
Total credits 16.0 - 17.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
CC 401 Corporate, Non-Profit, and Government Public RelationsNotes for: CC 401

CC 401

Prerequisite: MKTG 310 and sixth-semester standing
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
BA RequirementNotes for: BA Requirement

BA Requirement

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
MKTG 310 Public Relations and Marketing

MKTG 310

4.0
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science

Natural Science

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Total credits 13.00

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 252 Business and Professional CommunicationNotes for: CAS 252

CAS 252

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or or CAS 352 Organizational CommunicationNotes for: CAS 352

CAS 352

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Other Cultures or ElectiveNotes for: Other Cultures or Elective

Other Cultures or Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
BA Requirement

BA Requirement

3.0
CC 406 Social Media in Corporate Communication

CC 406

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
MGMT 433 - Leadership and Team BuildingNotes for: MGMT 433

MGMT 433

Prerequisite: MKTG 310 and sixth-semester standing
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or or CAS 403 - Interpersonal Communication Theory and ResearchNotes for: CAS 403

CAS 403

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or or CAS 404 - Conflict Resolution and NegotiationNotes for: CAS 404

CAS 404

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or MKTG 310 - Public Relations and MarketingNotes for: or MKTG 310

or MKTG 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
BA RequirementNotes for: BA Requirement

BA Requirement

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Prerequisite: B A 304, MGMT 100, MGMT 301, or 3 credits of psychology, sociology, or cultural anthropology
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
CC 404 - Risk and Crisis in Corporate Communication

CC 404

3.0
Total credits 13.5

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
CC 490 - Seminar in Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC 490

CC 490

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
CC 495A Internship in Corporate Communication Notes for: CC 495A

CC 495A

Prerequisite: MKTG 310 and sixth-semester standing
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
CC 402 - External CommunicationNotes for: CC 402

CC 402

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

General Education

1.5
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Total credits 13.5

Additional Notes

Advising Notes

  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. All students are required to take one IL and one US course before graduation. A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.
  • The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through the curriculum.  The number of electives required varies per student.  Please be sure to consult with an adviser about your intended plan.
  • All courses should be planned carefully.  Please be sure to check the University Bulletin for course prerequisites.

Program Notes

  • Students must take a minimum of 15 credits at the 400 level or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 122 credits is required to graduate.
  • CC 401 and 402 may not be offered in some spring semesters. Check the Schedule of Courses.
  • US or IL courses may double count in Gen. Ed. or the major but not as an Other Cultures course.

Legend

# 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
Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination
MATH 21
If MATH 021 is not required per ALEKS testing, any GQ can be taken.
CAS 204
MGMT 301 - Basic Management Concepts
MKTG 301
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030; ECON 102 or ECON 104; MATH 021 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination
Quantification (GQ)
Prerequisite: B A 303 or MKTG 301
CC 401
Prerequisite: MKTG 310 and sixth-semester standing
MGMT 433
Prerequisite: MKTG 310 and sixth-semester standing
Natural Science (GN)
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
Prerequisite: B A 304, MGMT 100, MGMT 301, or 3 credits of psychology, sociology, or cultural anthropology
CC 495A
Prerequisite: MKTG 310 and sixth-semester standing