Department of Communication Objectives - The Department of Communication offers the student an opportunity to gain knowledge and skill in the broad-based discipline of Communication. The learning objectives of the department are organized into courses focusing on public speaking, media writing, public relations, mass media studies, advertising, and secondary teacher preparation. Students are encouraged to work out educational and career goals with a Communication advisor. An undergraduate major is available for Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Behavioral Science degrees. A graduate minor in Communication is also available. Students majoring in Communication must complete a minor outside the Department of Communication. Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Behavioral Science Students majoring in Communication must complete a minimum of 33 semester hours in addition to COMM 1301 or 1302. The student may choose from one of the following emphases: Mass Media, Speech Communication, or Public Relations/Advertising.