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BA Major in Communication

B.A., Major in Communication

Major Requirements*

  • COMM105 Introduction to Communication Theory (3 hours)
  • COMM101 Survey of Mass Communications (3 hours)
  • COMM110 Media Writing (3 hours)
  • COMM204 Introduction to Digital Media Studies (3 hours)
  • COMM250 Media Law and Ethics (3 hours)
  • COMM497 Communication Capstone (3 hours) 
Communication (select two courses from the following): 
  • COMM202 Oral Storytelling (3 hours)
  • COMM203 Interpersonal Communication (3 hours)
  • COMM215 Intercultural Communication (3 hours)
  • COMM305 Advanced Topics in Communication Studies (3 hours)
  • COMM315 Persuasion (3 hours)
  • COMM410 Theories of Human Communication (3 hours) 
Media (select two courses from the following)
  • COMM207 Social Media (3 hours)
  • COMM211 Introduction to Cinema (3 hours)
  • COMM246 History of Television (3 hours)
  • COMM248 History of Cinema (3 hours)
  • COMM262 Science Fiction TV (3 hours)
  • COMM304 Advanced Topics in Media (3 hours)
  • COMM348 International Cinema: Western Culture (3 hours)
  • COMM349 International Cinema: Asian Culture (3 hours) 
Production (select two courses from the following)
  • COMM205 Introduction to Photography (3 hours)
  • COMM209 Video Production (3 hours)
  • COMM216 Composing with Paint and Draw (3 hours)
  • COMM313 Digital Storytelling (3 hours)
  • COMM320 Advanced Website Design: Graphic Techniques (3 hours)
  • COMM411 Social Media Production & Theory (3 hours) 
Writing (select two courses from the following)
  • COMM218 Media Development (3 hours)
  • ENG 225 Digital Literacy (3 hours)
  • ENG 340 Language: Structure & Meaning (3 hours)
  • ENG 426 Professional Writing (3 hours)
  • ENG 445 Creative Nonfiction (3 hours)

Course Descriptions


*2022-2023 Academic Catalog

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