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Bachelor of Science Communication with a Major in Professional Communication (BS)

Fran Hassencahl, Chief Departmental Advisor for Professional Communication Major

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication is also available through ODUGlobal. Distant students who have completed a university parallel associate degree can complete two additional years of course work through the University's ODUGlobal program in order to earn a BS in Communication with a major in Professional Communication. Distant students without a university parallel associate degree must complete the lower-division general education requirements. The Senior Experience can be met by completing an internship, a study abroad/away, taking a designated service learning course, doing a research practicum, or by enrolling in the Capstone course (COMM 433). The Identity and Inclusion requirement may be met with COMM 315W, COMM 488, COMM 495: LGBTQ Organizational Culture in PNW, and COMM 495: Disabilities Studies.  Students should check with their advisor for additional course options to meet the Identity and Inclusion requirement.