Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication (CCUC) at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Effective - Fall 2016 (For students who will begin the Corporate Communication major in Fall 2016 or later)

SEMESTER 1

CC200 - Introduction to Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC200

CC200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
COMM 100 - The Mass Media and Society (GS)Notes for: COMM 100 (GS)

COMM 100 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 021 - College Algebra I or Quantification (GQ)Notes for: MATH 021 (GQ)

MATH 021 (GQ)

If MATH 021 is met through placement testing
3
HD FS 287W - FYE: Intercultural Community Building (GS/US)Notes for: HD FS 287W - FYE (GS/US)

HD FS 287W - FYE (GS/US)

Course substitution as 3-6-9 option for GA or GH
3
Total credits 15

SEMSTER 2

3
ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis & Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102 (GS)

ECON 102 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Foreign Language 001

Foreign Language 001

4
Total credits 16

SEMESTER 3

CAS 352 - Organizational CommunicationNotes for: CAS 352

CAS 352

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 204 - Communication Research MethodsNotes for: CAS 204

CAS 204

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MKTG 301W - Principles of MarketingNotes for: MKTG 301W

MKTG 301W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Foreign Language 002

Foreign Language 002

4
Total credits 16

SEMESTER 4

MGMT 301 - Basic Management ConceptsNotes for: MGMT 301

MGMT 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
COMM 241 - Graphic Design for CommunicationsNotes for: COMM 241

COMM 241

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MKTG 310 - Public Relations & MarketingNotes for: MKTG 310

MKTG 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
Foreign Language 003

Foreign Language 003

4
Total credits 16

SEMESTER 5

3
CC 401 - Internal CommunicationNotes for: CC 401

CC 401

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
BA Requirement

BA Requirement

3
Total credits 15

SEMESTER 6

B A 243 - Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business Notes for: B A 243

B A 243

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
CC 402 - External CommuncationNotes for: CC 402

CC 402

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CC 404 - Risk and Crisis in Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC 404

CC 404

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Other Cultures

Other Cultures

or Elective

Elective

3
BA Requirement

BA Requirement

3
Total credits 16

SEMESTER 7

CC 495A - Internship in Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC 495A

CC 495A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CC 406 - - Social Media in Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC 406

CC 406

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanitites (GH)

or Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 13.5

SEMESTER 8

CC 490W - Seminar in Corporate CommunicationNotes for: CC 490W

CC 490W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 471 - Intercultural Communication Theory and ResearchNotes for: CAS 471

CAS 471

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

CAS 404

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement

BA Requirement

3
Elective

Elective

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 13.5

Additional Notes

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality Grade of C or better. 
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • BA Requirement:  Knowledge Domain indicates courses needed to satisfy Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
  • Must complete at least 3 credits of United States (US) and of International Cultures (IL).
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirement
  • Minimum credits:  120

Academic Advising Notes:  A student’s career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan.  Be sure to consult an adviser in this department when scheduling courses.

Legend

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

Footnotes

MATH 021 (GQ)
If MATH 021 is met through placement testing
HD FS 287W - FYE (GS/US)
Course substitution as 3-6-9 option for GA or GH