Hiram College

Health Communication Concentration (4 courses)

Health Communication Concentration Credits
#COMM 2xxxx: Introduction to Health Communication 4cr
COMM 22000: Interpersonal Communication [CA] 3cr
COMM 22100: Group Interaction Processes 3cr
COMM 22200: Organizational Communication 4cr
COMM 22300: Family Communication [CA] 4cr
COMM 22500: Nonverbal Communication [CA] 3cr
COMM 23000: Argumentation & Advocacy 4cr
COMM 25000: Communication Between Cultures [EW] 3cr
COMM 32400: Gender Communication [CA] 3cr
COMM 32600: Persuasion & Attitude Change 4cr
COMM 35400: Intercultural Health Care Communication [UD] 4cr
*PUBH 10100: Introduction to Public Health 4cr

#Course is required for the concentration.
*Course is offered by another program.


Public Relations Concentration (4 courses)

Public Relations Concentration Credits
#COMM 24500: Principles of Public Relations 4cr
COMM 23000: Argumentation and Advocacy 4cr
COMM 23700: Media Law & Ethics [ES] 3cr
COMM 24000: Survey of Journalism 4cr
COMM 24900: Advertising 3cr
COMM 26000: Desktop Publishing [CM] 4cr
COMM 26200: Web Design 4cr
COMM 28000: Social Media Communication 4cr
COMM 32600: Persuasion and Attitude Change 4cr
*MGMT 25500: Principles of Marketing [CA] 4cr
*EVST 28000: Environmental Conflict Resolution 4cr

#Course is required for the concentration.
*Course is offered by another program.


Sports Communication Concentration (4 Courses)

Sports Communication Concentration Credits
#COMM 24600: Sports Journalism 4cr
COMM 23700: Media Law & Ethics [ES] 3cr
COMM 24000: Survey of Journalism 4cr
COMM 24100: Mass Media & Society 3cr
COMM 26000: Desktop Publishing [CM] 4cr
COMM 26200: Web Design 4cr
COMM 28000: Social Media Communication 4cr
*ART 12000: Fundamentals of Digital Photography [CM] 4cr
*IES 21000: Fitness & Health Promotion & Management 3cr
*PSYC 28000: Sports and Exercise Psychology 4cr

#Course is required for the concentration.
*Course is offered by another program.


Build-Your-Own-Concentration

In consultation with a Communication faculty member, students are to choose a minimum of six COMM courses from the list of offerings for the three concentrations or from the list of general electives for the major.

General Electives for the Major

  • COMM 22400: Oral Interpretation [CM]
  • COMM 24800: Media & Multiculturalism [UD]