Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Curriculum

Bachelor of Arts in Advocacy and Social Change

This program will be effective for students declaring the major Fall 2019 or later.
Click here for requirements before Fall 2019.

School of Communication Core
School of Communication Seminar COMM 100 1
Introduction to Communication COMM 175 3
Digital Communication & Society COMM 200 3
Ethics and Communication COMM 215 3
TOTAL 10
Theory/Critical Analysis
Choose one:
Introduction to Rhetoric
Persuasion

COMM 220
COMM 268

3
Choose one:
Introduction to Rhetoric
Social Justice and Communication
Persuasion
Intercultural Communication
Organizational Communication

COMM 220
COMM 227
COMM 268
COMM 272
COMM 277



3
TOTAL 6
Applied
Argumentation & Advocacy COMM 230 3
Choose one:
Conflict Management & Mediation
Small Group Communication
Environmental Advocacy

COMM 231
COMM 237
COMM 306
 

3
TOTAL 6
Oral Advocacy
Persuasive Presentations (Pre-req 220, 230, or 268)  COMM 236 3
TOTAL 3
Research Methods  
Rhetorical Criticism COMM 367 3
TOTAL 3
Electives
Any four electives from the list of Approved Electives   12
TOTAL 12
SOC School Requirements
Writing Intensive   3
Writing Intensive (different semester)   3
Language Requirement (102-level or higher)   3
TOTAL  9
 TOTAL CREDITS  40

* with program director approval 
† Satisfies Engaged Learning requirement

Click here for the list of Approved Electives for Advocacy & Social Change