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The linked degree programs make it possible for exceptional majors in Art History, Art Studio, Communication, Fine Arts, Geography, Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy, and Women's Studies to take up to 12 hours of graduate courses while completing their undergraduate degree and to gain a head start on a graduate degree. Up to 12 graduate credits taken may be counted toward both the undergraduate and the graduate degree. Students interested in pursuing the linked program should carefully plan their undergraduate course of study considering the requirements of the program.
The program allows students to pursue individualized curricula that incorporate classes from across ODU's six colleges and more than 60 standalone graduate programs
The program attracts students with unique research projects and/or career objectives that cannot be fully realized within a single discipline and who will benefit from a cross-disciplinary approach
Students work closely with the program director to design a coherent program of study that encourages critical thinking, innovation, engaged scholarship and experiential learning
Students become experts in their field by triangulating courses across different disciplines
Students begin with an overview and then cover (1) past intercultural communication research, (2) the philosophical underpinning and ethics behind intercultural communication research, and (3) current developments in intercultural communication theory. They then address the application of intercultural communication theory in specific intercultural communication contexts (e.g. business, education, health and international travel).
Examines the role of various communication systems in enacting social change involving commercial, governmental and not-for-profit contexts. Topics include persuasive techniques, community engagement, mobilizing large-scale social movements, and the political consequences of human and digital communication across the lifespan.
An overview of social scientific and qualitative methods used in lifespan development communication research. Includes survey, experiment, observations, content and conversation analyses with an emphasis on developmental methods. Approaches to studying communication of children, adolescents, and later life are included. Prerequisites: COMM 601.
Students entering the BA+MA,BS+MA program in Linked Communication and Humanities should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
To be admitted to the Certificate programs as an undergraduate, students must be juniors or seniors in any major with a GPA of 3.25 or better.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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At ODU, we understand that as a transfer student you have unique needs that require a wide array of campus resources. The Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships aims to create a transfer inclusive culture that supports the successful transition, engagement, and academic achievement of transfer students. The services and programs offered to you as a Monarch are endless so take advantage of every opportunity. Even before you set foot on campus, we encourage you to Explore, Experience, and Engage! Visit our Transfer Students page for more information.
With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master's, education specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.