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Degree Completion Program – DCP.8

Degree Completion Program – DCP.8

One Night a Week to Complete Your Bachelor Degree

The Degree Completion Program (DCP.8) is designed to help full-time employees and stay-at-home parents finish their bachelor degree after completing their general education requirements or associate degree. Through this program, students can earn a Bachelor Degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Organization & Leadership. Students meet on Tuesday evenings and complete one course per month, with a focus on skills that apply to workplace leadership and creativity. This schedule allows students who have finished their general education to complete a bachelor's degree in a series of five semesters. Limited spots available.

Program Requirements

Core Requirements: 37 Credits

  • COMM 1050 Intro to Communication Theory
  • COMM 1270 Argumentation and Critical Thinking
  • COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 2700 Voice & Civility in Public Discourse
  • COMM 3060 Communication Theory
  • COMM 3190 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 3510 Ethics in Communication
  • COMM 3850 Org Communication & System Dynamics
  • COMM 4500 Human Communication & Conflict
  • COMM 4900R Internship
  • COMM 4450 Communication Research
  • COMM 4980 Senior Seminar (Capstone)

Emphasis Requirements: 24 Credits

  • ENGL 3010 Writing in the Professions
  • MDIA 3480 New Social Media
  • COMM 3330 Negotiations and Bargaining
  • COMM 3460 Content & Rhetorical Analysis
  • MDIA 3580 Case Studies in Strategic COMM
  • COMM 4010 Persuasion
  • COMM 4050 Leadership & High Performance Teams
  • COMM 4490 Communication & Contemporary Public Issues


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