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Major: Communication Arts, B.A. (0601), 45 Credits

General Education: 42 Credits; Major: 45 Credits; Elective Credits: 33 Credits

Communication and Media Arts Division Goals

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how communication affects individuals, society, and/or diverse public/professional groups.
  • Produce oral, written, or mediated communication that engages with culturally relevant and/or social justice issues.

Communication Arts Major Goals

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how communication theory shapes individual, group, and/or organizational behavior.
  • Creatively analyze and criticize communication texts using appropriate vocabulary.

Required Courses: (27 credits)

COMM 104Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 107Principles & Theories of Communication

3

COMM 112Storytelling Across Media

3

COMM 131Introduction to Cinema Studies 

3

COMM 230Cultural History of Media

3

COMM 236Public Speaking in a Digital Age

3

COMM 250Introduction to Organizational Communication

3

COMM 308Special Topics in Communication

1-3

COMM 450Research Seminar

3

COMM 308: Can be repeated with a different topic.

Select six COMM courses, four of which must be at the 300 level or higher (18 credits)

A maximum of 3 internship credits can be applied towards the major.