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Communication, Minor

Requirements

 

Programs of study in Communication at UVU offer a balance of analytic and applied approaches to study in the field. The department offers an expanding menu of beginning and advanced courses in mass communication, public relations, media studies, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, international communication, organizational communication, and journalism.

Total Program Credits: 21

Discipline Core Requirements: 21 Credits 
  COMM 1020 Public Speaking 3
Choose two of the following: 6
  COMM 1050 Introduction to Speech Communication (3.0)  
  COMM 1130 Writing for the Mass Media (3.0)  
  COMM 1500 Introduction to Mass Communication (3.0)  
  COMM 2300 Public Relations  (3.0)  
Complete twelve credits from the following: 12
  COMM 3000 Media Ethics (3.0)  
  COMM 3050 Theories of Communication and Culture (3.0)  
  COMM 3100 Propaganda and Persuasion (3.0)  
  COMM 319G Intercultural Communication Encounters (3.0)  
  COMM 3420 Communication and Conflict (3.0)  
  COMM 350R Special Topics in Communication (3.0)  
  COMM 3700 Free Expression in a Democratic Society (3.0)  
  COMM 481R Internship (May be repeated for 3.0 credits) (1.0)  
  Any other advisor approved courses.    

 Graduation Requirements:2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

  1. Completion of a minimum of 21 or more semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above (departments may require a higher GPA).
  3. Complete all communication classes with a C- or better

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track2020欧洲杯夺冠热门. 

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
COMM 1020 Public Speaking 3
Elective Lower Division See List 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective Lower Division See List 3
Elective Lower Division See List 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective Upper Division See List 3
Elective Upper Division See List 3
Elective Upper Division See List 3
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 21

Department

 Name:

Communication

 Location:

CB 502A

 Telephone:2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门 801-863-8452

 Email:

  Kristen.Smith@dentu-rouso.com

 Web Address:

 dentu-rouso.com/comm

 Chair:2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

 David Morin

 
 

Mission Statement

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门The Utah Valley University Communication Department is shaping students to become the industry's next top leaders in Journalism and Media Studies, Public Relations and Communication Studies through courses and engaged learning experiences that are theoretically-driven, innovative, and applied.

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门The department prepares students with the necessary skills to communicate visually, orally and through written documentation within the context demanded by the business, journalism, marketing, and public relations world. Students are also equipped with a solid ethical foundation and an understanding of diversity, interdependence, and cultural perspectives in the global community. 

 
 

Journalism and Media Studies

Notes:

  1. Please contact Cassi Christensen at 801-863-5717 to make an appointment to meet with Gae Robinson.
  2. Students in the Journalism and Media Studies emphasis are required to have laptop computers.
 
 

Public Relations

Notes: Please contact Cassi Christensen at 801-863-5717 to make an appointment to meet with Natalie Shelley.

 
 

Communication Studies

Notes: Please contact Cassi Christensen at 801-863-5717 to make an appointment to meet with Gae Robinson.

 
 

Faculty

Jordan Allen(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Psychology, M.A., Communication Studies, University of Montana, Ph.D., Communication Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Brent Austin(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



A.A., Liberal Studies, College of the Desert, B.A., Communication Studies, M.A., Communication Studies, California State University, San Bernadino.

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Jessica Ballard(2018)

Professional in Residence

Department: Organizational Leadership
Faculty



B.A., Communication, M.P.C., Professional Communication, Westminster College.

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Maria Blevins(2013)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Recreation Management, University of Maine at Machias; M.A., Organizational Communications, University of Montana; Ph.D., Speech Communication, University of Utah.

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James Fisher(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., University Studies, University of New Mexico; M.A., Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia; Ph.D. (ABD), Journalism, University of Utah;

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Philip Gordon(1999)

Associate Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Speech Communications, University of Illinois.

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Kimberly Hanson(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



AA, Interpersonal Communication, Ricks College; B.A., Communication & Rhetorical Studies, Idaho State University; M.A., Interpersonal Communication Studies.

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Leandra Hernandez(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Mass Communication, University of St. Thomas, M.A., Mass Communication, University of Houston, PhD, Communication, Texas A&M University,

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Hark Shin Kim(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Jouranlism & Mass Communication, Hanyang University South Korea, M.S., Integrated Marketing Communication, Florida State University, Ph.D., Media & Communication, Texas Tech University.

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Jingdong Liang(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., English, People’s University of China; M.A., Journalism, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Ph.D., Communications, University of Utah.

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Meaghan McKasy(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Communication, Boston College, M.Sc., Environmental Humanities Advisor, University of Utah, PhD (ABD), Communication, University of Utah,

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Hank McIntire(2014)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Spanish Translation, B.S., Travel and Tourism, Brigham Young University; M.A., Communication, University of Utah; PhD, Communication, University of Utah.

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David Morin(2013)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Department Chair, Faculty



B.A., Political Science, University of Illinois; M.A., Communication, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Media & Communication, Bowling Green State University.

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Stevie  Munz(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., German Business/Translation, B.A., Organizational Communications, Northern Illinois University; M.A., Communication, Illinois State University; Ph.D., Communication Studies, Ohio University.

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Spencer Patterson(2014)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., University Studies, Brigham Young University; M.A., Organizational Communications, Idaho State University; Ph.D., Health Communication, Ohio University.

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Jessica Pauly(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Communication Studies, Nebraska Wesleyan University, M.A., Communication Studies, University of Kansas, Ph.D., Communication Studies, Purdue University.

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Farah Sanders(2009)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Integrated Studies, Utah Valley University, M.Ed., Education, Southern Utah University.

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David Scott(2008)

Professor

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Political Science, B.S., Speech Communication, University of Utah; M.A., Communications, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Georgia.

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Kim Smith(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.A., Advertising, B.A., Journalism, M.A., Applied Communication, Northern Arizona University.

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Benjamin Wassink(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Communication
Faculty



B.S., Speech Communication, Utah Valley University, M.A., Communication, University of Montana.

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Careers

Virtually every modern field of endeavor has increasing demand for specialists with training in the field of communication. Traditional areas of employment for communication students include: print and electronic journalism; print and electronic entertainment; public relations (public affairs, media relations, customer relations, marketing, etc.); advertising; various sorts of writing, reviewing, and editing; training; sales; and management. Today, new media technologies are expanding the need for communication specialists, as well as their range of skills. Communication also provides excellent preparation for graduate study in the fields of business, education, law, psychology, and of course, communication.

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