Recommended Academic Plan for Communication Arts and Sciences at Brandywine

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
3
Quantification (GQ) General Education selection

Quantification (GQ)

3
Arts (GA) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Arts (GA) General Education selection
or Humanities (GH) General Education selection
or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection
or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Arts (GA) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

1
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
3
Quantification (GQ) General Education selection

Quantification (GQ)

3
Arts (GA) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Arts (GA) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Arts (GA) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 202 (GS) Introduction to Communication TheoryNotes for: CAS 202 (GS)

CAS 202 (GS)

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

CAS 204

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language I (BA requirement)

Foreign Language I (BA requirement)

6
Arts (GA) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Arts (GA) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (Lab) (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (Lab) (GN)

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 201 (GH) Rhetorical Theory Notes for: CAS 201 (GH)

CAS 201 (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 202 (GS) Introduction to Communication TheoryNotes for: CAS 202 (GS)

CAS 202 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 204 Communication Research Methods Notes for: CAS 204

CAS 204

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Foreign Language II (BA requirement)

Foreign Language II (BA requirement)

6
Arts (GA)) General Education selection

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH) General Education selection

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS) General Education selection

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

or Natural Sciences (GN) General Education selection

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 201 (GH) Rhetorical Theory (CAS 202 or CAS 204 if not taken)Notes for: CAS 201 (GH

CAS 201 (GH

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 203 (GS) Interpersonal CommunicationNotes for: CAS 203 (GS)

CAS 203 (GS)

CAS 203, 250, and 252 may not be offered every semester or every academic year. Consult adviser for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 250 Small Group Communication Notes for: CAS 250

CAS 250

CAS 203, 250, and 252 may not be offered every semester or every academic year. Consult adviser for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 252 Business and Professional CommunicationNotes for: CAS 252

CAS 252

CAS 203, 250, and 252 may not be offered every semester or every academic year. Consult adviser for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement: Knowledge Domain

BA Requirement: Knowledge Domain

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
300-Level CAS Selection – See AdviserNotes for: 300-Level CAS Selection

300-Level CAS Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS Selection – See AdviserNotes for: CAS Selection

CAS Selection

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

BA Requirement: Knowledge Domain

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
400-Level CAS Selection – See AdviserNotes for: 400-Level CAS Selection

400-Level CAS Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level CAS Selection – See AdviserNotes for: 400-Level CAS Selection

400-Level CAS Selection

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

BA Requirement: Knowledge Domain

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8 - Spring

Course DetailsCredits
400-Level CAS Selection – See AdviserNotes for: 400-Level CAS Selection

400-Level CAS Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level CAS Selection – See AdviserNotes for: 400-Level CAS Selection

400-Level CAS Selection

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

BA Requirement: Other Cultures

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

- GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
- W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Academic Advising Notes:
1. Students should consult with an adviser when scheduling courses, and should always work from an updated degree audit.
2. Students must complete three (3) credits of United States Cultures (US) and three (3) credits of International Cultures (IL) as part of General Education.

Program Notes:
This Recommended Academic Plan was created in August 2009. Always refer to your degree audit and your adviser for up to date information.
 

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 202A
Offered Spring Semester only.
ENGL 202B
Offered Spring Semester only.
ENGL 202C (GWS)
Offered Spring Semester only.
CAS 203 (GS)
CAS 203, 250, and 252 may not be offered every semester or every academic year. Consult adviser for details.
CAS 250
CAS 203, 250, and 252 may not be offered every semester or every academic year. Consult adviser for details.
CAS 252
CAS 203, 250, and 252 may not be offered every semester or every academic year. Consult adviser for details.