2022 - 2023 College Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2022 - 2023 College Catalog

Applied Communications - BS

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SUNY Curriculum Code: 3086

HEGIS: 1203.12

Academic Requirements

First Semester - Rhetorical Track

Second Semester - Rhetorical Track

Third Semester - Rhetorical Track

Fourth Semester - Rhetorical Track

Fifth Semester - Rhetorical Track

Sixth Semester - Rhetorical Track

Seventh Semester - Rhetorical Track

Eighth Semester - Rhetorical Track

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 123 - 126 (Advisement Option: Rhetorical)

First Semester - Organizational Track

Second Semester - Organizational Track

Third Semester - Organizational Track

Fourth Semester - Organizational Track

Fifth Semester - Organizational Track

Sixth Semester - Organizational Track

Seventh Semester - Organizational Track

Eighth Semester - Organizational Track

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 123 - 126 (Advisement Option: Organizational)

SUNY General Education Requirement

Students who intend to receive AA, AS, or baccalaureate degrees must satisfy SUNY and campus General Education (GE) requirements to graduate. Students should be aware that GE requirements may vary by academic program. Consult with your academic advisor for program-specific information; for general information: General Education  

AAS and AOS degree students may not be required to fulfill General Education (GE) requirements; however, any student who may wish to transfer should complete as many GE courses as possible. Consult with your academic advisor.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Applied Communications BS program should be able to:

  • Students will be able to communicate effectively in oral, written, and / or multiple-media modes in ways that are rhetorically appropriate for the purpose and audience.
  • Students will be able to locate, evaluate, synthesize, and apply information from a variety of sources to problems and / or challenges within the field of communications.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency with a variety of multimedia tools.
  • Rhetorical Track:
    • Students will be able to create and apply communication solutions to meet clients’, companies’, or service providers’ goals in areas such as marketing, outreach, and / or education.
  • Organizational Track:
    • Students will be able to apply systems-thinking solutions to challenges within and between organizations, jurisdictions, and / or communities.  

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