ECU Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2001

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION

Michael Poteat, Interim Chairperson, 113 Erwin Building

BA IN COMMUNICATION

In order to declare a major in communication, a student must satisfy General education as stated in the catalog for transfer to departments in the College of Arts and Sciences (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies.), must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, and must demonstrate a minimum GPA of 2.5 in COMM 2001, 2002.  Students who major in communication cannot minor in communication.  SPCH courses may not count toward the COMM major or minor. Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies,  Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.) 42 s.h.

2. Foreign language through level 1004...................................... 12 s.h.

3. Core...................................................................... 9 s.h.

COMM 2001. Communication Theories and Processes (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO)
COMM 2002. Media Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1100]
COMM 4080. Senior Seminar (3) (F) (S) (SS) [COMM majors must complete 24 s.h. in COMM before registering for this course. P: Consent of instructor.]

4. Concentration area  (Choose one.)........................................ 27 s.h.

Public Relations:

COMM 2200. Basic Reporting (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: COMM 2002]
COMM 3030. Communication Research (3) (F) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3200. Copy Editing and Design (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: COMM 2200]
COMM 3440. Public Relations Theory (3) (F) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 4440. Public Relations Strategies (3) (F) (S) [P: COMM 3440]

Choose 6 s.h. from: 

COMM 3010. Persuasion Theories (3) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3050. Interpersonal Communication Theory (3) (F) (GE:SO) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3080. Intercultural Communication (3) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3360. Organizational Communication Theory (3) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3570. Small Group Communication (3) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3615. Media Effects (3) (F) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 4035. Gender and Communication (3) (F) [P: COMM 2001 or WOST 2000 or 2400]
COMM 4610. Communication Law (3) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]

Choose 6 s.h. COMM electives (may not count SPCH)

Journalism:

COMM 2200. Basic Reporting (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: COMM 2002]
COMM 3030. Communication Research (3) (F) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3200. Copy Editing and Design (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: COMM 2200]
COMM 3210. Advanced Reporting (3) (WI) (F) (S) [P: COMM 2200]
COMM 4610. Communication Law (3) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]

Choose 6 s.h. from: 

COMM 3010. Persuasion Theories (3) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3050. Interpersonal Communication Theory (3) (F) (GE:SO) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3290. International News Communication (3) (S) (GE:SO) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3360. Organizational Communication Theory (3) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3440. Public Relations Theory (3) (F) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3570. Small Group Communication (3) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 3615. Media Effects (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]
COMM 4035. Gender and Communication (3) (F) [P: COMM 2001 or WOST 2000 or 2400]
COMM 4600. Mass Media and Society (3) (F) (S) [P: COMM 2001 or 2002]

Choose 6 s.h. COMM electives (may not count SPCH)

5. Minor and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.

COMMUNICATION MINOR

The student minoring in communication should take one communication course each semester.  The requirement for the communication minor is 24 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Core...................................................................... 6 s.h.

COMM 2001. Communication Theories and Processes (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO)
COMM 2002. Media Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1100]

2. COMM electives (may not count SPCH)...................................... 18 s.h.

COMMUNICATION HONORS PROGRAM

The Department of Communication Honors Program provides an opportunity for outstanding communication majors to do intensive research in areas of special interest. Participation is limited to seniors who have obtained a minimum university and major GPA of 3.5.  Students participating in the honors program enroll in COMM 4700 and 4705 in consecutive semesters of the senior year.  Students, after consultation with their adviser, are strongly advised to begin exploration and preliminary research of their honors topic during the second semester of their junior year in order to have sufficient time to complete the work.  After extensive reading on a topic of the student’s choice, appropriate consultation with a faculty adviser, and approval of a research proposal, the student submits an honors thesis on a topic related to the readings and completes an oral examination covering both the reading assignments and the completed thesis.  Students must receive a grade of B or better in COMM 4700 to continue with COMM 4705.

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

Carson W. Bays, Chairperson, A‑428 Brewster Building

BA IN ECONOMICS

Economics majors are required to earn a minimum grade of C in each of the following courses: ECON 2113, 2133, 3144, 3244.  Minimum degree requirement is 120 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.),  including those listed below.................................................................... 42 s.h.

MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test]  or MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test or approval of department chair]

2. Foreign language through level 1004...................................... 12 s.h.

3. Core..................................................................... 33 s.h.

ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2113]
ECON 3144. Intermediate Microeconomics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2113]
ECON 3244. Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2133]

Choose an additional 21 s.h. above 2999, including a  minimum of  6 s.h. above 3999

4. Cognates.................................................................. 9 s.h.

DSCI 2223. Introduction to Computers (3) (F) (S) (SS)
ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
MATH 2283. Statistics for Business (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or equivalent]

5. Minor, chosen with approval of adviser, and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.

BS IN ECONOMICS

Economics majors are required to earn a minimum grade of C in each of the following courses:  ECON 2113, 2133, 3144, 3244.  Minimum degree requirement is 120 s.h. of credit as follows.

1. General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below 42 s.h.

MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test]  or MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test or approval of department chair]

2. Common Core........................................................... 45-48 s.h.

ACCT 2401. Financial Accounting (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MATH 1065 or 1066]
ACCT 2521. Managerial Accounting (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: DSCI 2223]
DSCI 2223. Introduction to Computers (3) (F) (S) (SS)
ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2113]
ECON 3144. Intermediate Microeconomics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2113]
ECON 3244. Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2133]
ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
MATH 2283. Statistics for Business (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or equivalent]

Choose additional electives as follows:

Quantitative:  An additional 21 s.h. of ECON above 2999,  including  at  least 6 s.h. above 3999
Applied Economics:  An additional 18 s.h. of ECON above 2999,  including  at  least 6 s.h. above 3999

3. Concentration area (Choose one.)...................................... 15-20 s.h.

Quantitative:

MATH 1085. Pre-Calculus Mathematics (5) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: MATH 1065 with a minimum grade of C]
MATH 2171, 2172, 2173. Calculus I, II, III (4,4,4) (F) (S) (SS)  (GE:MA) [P for 2171: MATH 1085 or 2122 with a minimum grade of C; P for 2172: MATH 2122 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 2171; P for 2173MATH 2172]
MATH 3256. Linear Algebra (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MATH 2172] or MATH 3307. Mathematical Statistics I (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: MATH 2172] or ECON 3343. Econometrics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: DSCI 2223 or CSCI 2600; ECON 2133; MATH 2283]

Applied Economics:

ECON 3343. Econometrics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: DSCI 2223 or CSCI 2600; ECON 2133; MATH 2283]
FINA 2244. Legal Environment of Business (3) (F) (S) (SS)
FINA 3724. Financial Management (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ECON 2113; MATH 2283; C: ACCT 2521 or 3551]
MATH 2119. Elements of Calculus (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:MA) [P: MATH 1065 with a minimum grade of C]
SPCH 2510. Public Speaking (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:FA) or SPCH 2520. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:FA)

4. Electives, or optional minor and electives, to complete requirements for graduation. (Grades in required cognate courses will be used in computing the GPA in the major even in those cases in which the same courses are a part of the minor.)

ECONOMICS MINOR

Minimum requirement for economics minor is 24 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Core..................................................................... 12 s.h.

ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2113]
ECON 3144. Intermediate Microeconomics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2113]
ECON 3244. Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) (F) (S) (GE:SO) [P: ECON 2133]

2. General electives above 2999............................................. 12 s.h.

ECONOMICS HONORS PROGRAM

Participation in the honors program is limited to seniors who have obtained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. A minimum grade of B in ECON 4550 is a prerequisite for admission to ECON 4551.  Completion of both courses with a minimum grade of B is necessary to receive departmental honors.

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

Bruce Southard, Chairperson, 2201 General Classroom Building

BA IN ENGLISH

Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.)  42 s.h.

2. Foreign language through level 1004...................................... 12 s.h.

3. Common Core (exclusive of freshman composition)........................... 9 s.h.

ENGL 2000. Interpreting Literature (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1100]
ENGL 3000. British and American Literary History I (3) (WI) (F) (S) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL major or minor or departmental consent of instructor] 
ENGL 3010. British and American Literary History II (3) (WI) (F) (S) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL major or minor or departmental consent of instructor] 

4. Concentration area....................................................... 27 s.h.

English:

Choose 3 s.h. from:

ENGL 2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (F) (S) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 2710. English Grammar (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3750. Introductory Linguistics (3) (S) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3830. Introduction to Play Writing (3) (F) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3840. Introduction to Poetry Writing (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3850. Introduction to Fiction Writing (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3860. Introduction to Nonfiction Writing (3) (WI) (F) (S) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3890. Critical Writing (3) (WI) (S01) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 5500. Linguistic and Cultural History of the English Language (3) (F02)

Choose 3 s.h. from:

ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F00) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]

Choose an additional 21 s.h. of ENGL electives above 2899, including a minimum of 12 s.h. above 3999–CLAS 3460 may be used to satisfy this requirement.  Writing courses and ENGL 4319, 4323, 4324, 4950, 4960, or 4970 may not be used to satisfy this requirement.

Writing:

Choose 3 s.h. from:

ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F00) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]

Choose 18 s.h. from:

ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3820. Scientific Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3830. Introduction to Play Writing (3) (F) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3840. Introduction to Poetry Writing (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3850. Introduction to Fiction Writing (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3860. Introduction to Nonfiction Writing (3) (WI) (F) (S) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3870. Introduction to Editing and Abstracting (3) (F) (S) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3890. Critical Writing (3) (WI) (S01) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4890. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: Consent of instructor]
ENGL 4891. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: Consent of instructor]
ENGL 5770. Advanced Editing (3) (WI) (F) [P: ENGL 3870 or consent of instructor]
ENGL 5780. Advanced Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 3880 or consent of instructor]
ENGL 5840. Advanced Poetry Writing (3) (WI) (F) [P: ENGL 3840 or consent of instructor]
ENGL 5850. Advanced Fiction Writing (3) (WI) (F) (S) [P: ENGL 3850 or consent of instructor]
ENGL 5860. Advanced Nonfiction Writing (3) (S) (WI) [P: ENGL 3860 or consent of instructor]
ENGL 5890. Advanced Script Writing (3) (S) [P: Acceptance into the creative writing concentration of the MA literature program or ENGL 3830 or consent of instructor]

Choose an additional 6 s.h. of ENGL electives above 2899–CLAS 3460 may be used to satisfy this requirement.  Writing courses or ENGL 4319, 4323, 4324, 4950, 4960, or 4970 may not be used to satisfy this requirement.

5. Senior writing portfolio.

6. Minor and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.

Recommended Elective for Writing Concentration:  PHIL 1180. Introduction to Critical Reasoning (3) (WI*) (S) (GE:HU) or PHIL 2271. Introduction to Philosophy of Art (3) (WI*) (F) (S) (GE:HU)

BS IN ENGLISH, SECONDARY EDUCATION

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to the BS program.  To graduate in this program, students must demonstrate competency in traditional grammar by passing the departmental exam or making a minimum  grade of C in ENGL 2710. For admission to internship, English education majors must have attained minimum cumulative and major GPAs of 2.5.  They must have passing grades in ENGL 4960; READ 3990 or 5317; EDTC 4001; PSYC 2240 or 3240; 4305.  They must have a minimum grade of C in ENGL 2123, 3710. See Section 7, Degree Programs, School of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements. 

Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. General education plus special requirements for licensure (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies,  Requirements   for   Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below.......................... 42 s.h.

PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:SO) [P: PSYC 1000 or 1060]

2. Foreign language through level 1004...................................... 12 s.h.

3. Core (exclusive of freshman composition and ENGL 2710)................... 36 s.h.

ENGL 2000. Interpreting Literature (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1100]
ENGL 2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (F) (S) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3000. British and American Literary History I (3) (WI)  (GE:HU) [P: ENGL major or minor or departmental consent of instructor] 
ENGL 3010. British and American Literary History II (3) (WI) (F) (S) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL major or minor or departmental consent of instructor] 
ENGL 3710. Advanced English Grammar (3) (S) [P: ENGL 2710 or equivalent]
ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4960. Literature for High School (3) (WI) (F)

Choose 3 s.h. from:

ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F00) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]

Choose 3 s.h. from:

CLAS 3460. Classical Mythology (3) (S) (GE:HU)
ENGL 3260. Black Literature in America (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3300. Women in Literature (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3460. Classical Mythology (3) (S) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3600. Classics from Homer to Dante (3) (WI) (F) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 3630. The Bible as Literature (3) (WI) (S) (GE:HU) [P: ENGL 1200]

Choose 6 s.h. from:

Any 4000- or 5000-level literature course, excluding ENGL 4230, 4910, 4920, 4950, 4970

Choose a 3 s.h. ENGL elective above 2999

4. Professional courses.................................................... 27 s.h.

EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F) (S) [P: Admission to upper division]
EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F) (S) (SS) [P: Early experience course or consent of instructor]
EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F) (S) [P: Admission to upper division] or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F) (S) (SS) [P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent]
ENGL 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F) (S) [P: ENGL 1200]
ENGL 4323. The Teaching of English in High School (3) (F) [P: ENGL 4960]
ENGL 4324. Internship in English (10) (F) (S) [P: Admission to upper division; ENGL 4960; EDTC 4001; EDUC 3200; PSYC 3206; PSYC 4305 or EDUC 4400; a minimum grade of C in ENGL 2123, 2710, 3810, 4323]
ENGL 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in English Education (1) (S) [P: Admission to upper division; C: ENGL 4324]
READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F) (S) (SS)
SPED  4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F) (S) [RP: SPED 2000]

5. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

ENGLISH MINOR

Required ENGL courses (exclusive of freshman composition)................... 24 s.h.

A minimum of 12 s.h. must be selected from courses numbered above 2899. CLAS 3460 may be counted. 

ENGL 4323 and 4324 may not be counted, nor may both ENGL 2710 and 2730 be counted.  Students interested in minoring in English should consult with the director of undergraduate studies in the department to plan their minor programs.


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