As of Fall 2024 new students entering the program will be under this curriculum:

 

In addition to meeting General Education requirements, all communications majors must complete the following requirements (46-48 credits):

A minimum grade of C- is required for all classes applied towards major requirements.

  1. COM 1500/Intro to Communication, 4 credits
  2. JOU2515/Journalism I, 4 credits
  3. One of the following courses:
    COM 1400/Intro to Video Techniques and Technology, 4 credits OR
    COM 2050/Intro to Media Writing: 4 credits OR
    COM 2020/ Visual Communication, 4 credits
  1. COM 3100/Communication Research: 4 credits
  2. COM 3110/Strategic Message Design: 4 credits
  3. COM 3280/ Media Literacy: 4 credits
  4. Diversity of Experience (Humanities elective), 4 credits . Choose From:

8. Concentration: Choose from TV Production OR Strategic Communication (15-16 credits in either concentration).

9. COM4800/Senior Capstone: 4 credits

Students who entered into the program prior to Fall 2024, follow this curriculum:

 

In addition to meeting General Education requirements, all communications majors must complete the following requirements (35-36 credits):

  1. COM 1500/Intro to Communication: 4 credits
  2. COM 2010/Group Collaboration: 3 credits OR  JOU2515/Journalism I, 4 credits (as of Fall 2023)
  3. One of the following courses:
    COM 1400/Intro to Video Techniques and Technology: 3 credits
    COM 2050/Intro to Media Writing: 4 credits
    COM 2020/Visual Communication: 4 credits
  4. COM 3100/Communication Research: 4 credits
  5. COM 3110/Strategic Message Design: 4 credits
  6. Area of Interest: TV Production OR Advertising and Public Relations * (choose from a list of courses below): 12 credits. Out of the 12 credits 8 credits must be upper level.
  7. COM 4800/Senior Capstone: 4 credits

 A minimum grade of C- is required for all classes applied towards major requirements. 

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