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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Business Communication

The BA in Applied Studies with a concentration in Business Communication is comprised of 120 credit hours: 51 credit hours in the major, 18 credit hours in Business Communication concentration, the 48 credit hours of University Core Requirements and 24 credit hours of Electives.

I. Foundational Skills (6 credit hours)

ECON 201 or 202 Microeconomics or Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)
CPST XXX World Geography (3 credit hours)

II. Communication Skills (9 credit hours)

COMM 175 Introduction to Communication (3 credit hours)

Writing Skills -- Select one course from the following: (3 credit hours)

ENGL 310 Advanced Writing
ENGL 185 Creative Writing
CPST XXX Technical Writing

Communicaton Skills --Select one course from the following: (3 credit  hours)

COMM 101 Public Speaking and Critical Thinking
COMM 200 Communication and New Media
COMM 231 Conflict Management and Communication
COMM 237 Small Group Communication
COMM 215 Ethics & Communication
COMM 277 Organizational Communication

III. Career Preparation (9 credit hours)

ODL 310 Accounting Principles and Applications (3 credit hours)

Applied Skills -- Select one course of the following (3 credit hours)

CPST 247 Computer Concepts and Applications
CPST XXX Advanced Accounting
STAT 103 Statistics

Theoretical Skills -- Select one from the following (3 credit hours)

 CPST 370 Theories of Leadership
 CPST 360 Marketing and Organizational Behavior
 CPST 340 Principles of Marketing
 PLSC 367 International Political Economy

IV. Business Communication Concentration -- 18 credit hours

COMM 103 Business and Professional Speaking

COMM 200 Communication & Technology

COMM 210 Public Relations

COMM 231Conflict Management Communication

COMM 268 Persuasion

COMM 277 Organizational Communication




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