This major is designed for students who wish to enter public relations, employee relations, and other related fields. Admission requirements All majors in the Department of Communication must satisfy the following requirements before they can be admitted to the program. Complete a minimum of 59 credit hours. Complete the General Education Foundations courses. Have a combined grade point average (Missouri State and transfer) of 2.50 or higher or have a GPA of 2.75 for the last 30 hours of courses completed before applying for admission to the degree program. Complete COM 115, COM 209, and MED 120 with a GPA of 2.50 or higher. Complete any additional admission requirements for selected emphasis or major. Submit application for admission and receive approval by faculty advisor and Head of the Department of Communication. A student must meet these requirements by the time he/she has completed 90 hours of courses (Missouri State and transfer) to be admitted to the program. No waiver of these requirements will be granted except that transfer students transferring 90 hours or more will be allowed one semester to complete the departmental core courses after transferring to Missouri State.