The Political Communication major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.
Journalism: 48J:002.....3 hours
History: 961:116.....3 hours
Geography: 970:114.....3 hours
Emphases (select two areas of focus with 6 hours from each area).....12 hours
Focus Area 1: State and Local Public Affairs (6 hours)
Focus Area 2: Political Campaigns and Elections (6 hours)
Focus Area 3: International Affairs (6 hours)
Focus Area 4: International Communication (6 hours)
Public Relations: 48P:170.
Focus Area 5: Decision-Making (6 hours)
Focus Area 6: Political Discourse (6 hours)
Focus Area 7: Media Analysis (6 hours)
*Choice of courses and subsequent prerequisites may increase the length of this program. These courses have additional prerequisites as follows: