University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Connecting Learning to Life
2006-2007

 






Communication - Requirements for the Major

Areas of Emphasis

Electronic Media

Supporting Courses, 21 credits

Core courses, required:

  • COMM 102 Introduction to Mass Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 200 Communication Processes: An Introduction, 3 credits
  • COMM 201 Human Information Processing, 3 credits
  • COMM 282 Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Oral skills, choose one:

  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits
  • COMM 166 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits

Writing skills, choose one:

  • COMM 203 Newswriting, 3 credits
  • COMM 280 Business and Professional Communication Skills, 3 credits

Elective, choose one:

  • COMM ART 231 Introduction to Graphic Communications, 4 credits
  • HUM STUD 160 Introduction to Language, 3 credits

Or any of the supporting courses above not already taken.

Upper-Level Courses, 30 credits

  • COMM 305 Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits
  • COMM 306 Radio Broadcasting, 3 credits
  • COMM 307 Television Production Techniques, 3 credits
  • COMM 308 Information Technologies, 3 credits
  • COMM 309 Electronic Media Commercial Campaigns, 3 credits
  • COMM 380 Communication Law, 3 credits

Choose one:

  • COMM 445 Human Communication Theory, 3 credits
  • COMM 480 Cases in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Choose three:

  • COMM 303 Feature Writing, 3 credits
  • COMM 333 Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits
  • COMM 335 Organizational Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 336 Theories of the Interview, 3 credits
  • COMM 337 Small Group Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 343 Photography II, 3 credits
  • COMM 403 Advanced Reporting, 3 credits
  • COMM 445 Human Communication Theory, 3 credits
  • COMM 480 Cases in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, 3 credits
  • COMM 497 Internship, 3 credits
  • COMM ART 430 Information, Media and Society, 3 credits

 

Organizational Communication

Supporting Courses, 21-24 credits

Core courses, required:

  • COMM 102 Introduction to Mass Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 200 Communication Processes: An Introduction, 3 credits
  • COMM 201 Human Information Processing, 3 credits
  • COMM 282 Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Oral skills, required:

  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits

Writing skills, required:

  • COMM 280 Business and Professional Communication Skills, 3 credits

Visual skills, required:

  • INFO SCI 230 Visual Information, 3 credits (waived if COMM 305 is completed)

Elective, choose one:

  • COMM 166 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 243 Introduction to Photography, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 231 Introduction to Graphic Communications, 4 credits
  • HUM STUD 160 Introduction to Language, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 30 credits

  • COMM 333 Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits
  • COMM 335 Organizational Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 336 Theories of the Interview, 3 credits
  • COMM 337 Small Group Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 380 Communication Law, 3 credits
  • COMM 445 Human Communication Theory, 3 credits
  • COMM 480 Cases in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Choose three:

  • COMM 305 Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits
  • COMM 308 Information Technologies, 3 credits
  • COMM 487 Communication Audits, 3 credits
  • COMM 497 Internship, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 375 Communication Skills: Language of Metaphor, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 430 Information, Media and Society, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 321 Language and Society, 3 credits

 

Photography

Supporting Courses, 24 credits

Core courses, required:

  • COMM 102 Introduction to Mass Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 200 Communication Processes: An Introduction, 3 credits
  • COMM 201 Human Information Processing, 3 credits
  • COMM 282 Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Oral skills, choose one:

  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits
  • COMM 166 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits

Writing skills, required:

  • COMM 203 Newswriting, 3 credits

Visual skills, required:

  • COMM 243 Introduction to Photography, 3 credits

Elective, choose one:

  • ART 105 Drawing, 3 credits
  • ART 107 Two-Dimensional Design, 3 credits
  • COMM 253 Practicum in Print Journalism I, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 231 Introduction to Graphic Communications, 4 credits
  • HUM STUD 160 Introduction to Language, 3 credit
  • INFO STI 230 Visual Information, 3 credit

Upper-Level Courses, 30 credits

  • COMM 343 Photography II, 3 credits
  • COMM 344 Photography III, 3 credits
  • COMM 380 Communication Law, 3 credits
  • COMM 443 Advanced Problems in Photography, 3 credits (may be taken three times)

Choose one:

  • COMM 445 Human Communication Theory, 3 credits
  • COMM 480 Cases in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Choose five:

  • COMM 303 Feature Writing, 3 credits
  • COMM 305 Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits
  • COMM 307 Television Production Techniques, 3 credits
  • COMM 308 Information Technologies, 3 credits
  • COMM 309 Electronic Media Commercial Campaigns, 3 credits
  • COMM 403 Advanced Reporting, 3 credits
  • COMM 445 Human Communication Theory, 3 credits
  • COMM 480 Cases in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, 3 credits
  • COMM 497 Internship, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 430 Information, Media and Society, 3 credits

 

Journalism

Supporting Courses, 21 credits

Core courses, required:

  • COMM 102 Introduction to Mass Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 200 Communication Processes: An Introduction, 3 credits
  • COMM 201 Human Information Processing, 3 credits

Oral skills, choose one:

  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits
  • COMM 166 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits

Writing skills, required:

  • COMM 203 Newswriting, 3 credits

Visual skills, choose one:

  • COMM 243 Introduction to Photography, 3 credits
  • INFO SCI 230 Visual Information, 3 credits

Required:

  • COMM 253 Practicum in Print Journalism I, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 30 credits

  • COMM 303 Feature Writing, 3 credits
  • COMM 305 Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits
  • COMM 353 Practicum in Print Journalism II, 3 credits
  • COMM 380 Communication Law, 3 credits
  • COMM 403 Advanced Reporting, 3 credits

Choose one:

  • COMM 497 Internship, 3 credits
  • COMM 498 Independent Study, 3 credits
  • ENGLISH 324 Practicum in Literary Publishing, 3 credits

Choose four:

  • COMM 306 Radio Broadcasting, 3 credits
  • COMM 307 Television Production Techniques, 3 credits
  • COMM 308 Information Technologies, 3 credits
  • COMM 333 Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits
  • COMM 343 Photography II, 3 credits
  • COMM 344 Photography III, 3 credits
  • COMM 445 Human Communication Theory, 3 credits
  • COMM 497 Internship, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 331 Graphic Communications Studio I, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 332 Graphic Communications Studio II, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 430 Information, Media and Society, 3 credits

 

Public Relations

Supporting Courses, 21 credits

Core courses, required:

  • COMM 102 Introduction to Mass Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 200 Communication Processes: An Introduction, 3 credits
  • COMM 201 Human Information Processing, 3 credits
  • COMM 282 Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Oral skills, choose one:

  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits
  • COMM 166 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits

Writing skills, required:

  • COMM 203 Newswriting, 3 credits
  • COMM 280 Business and Professional Communication Skills, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 30 credits

  • COMM 305 Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits
  • COMM 309 Electronic Media Commercial Campaigns, 3 credits
  • COMM 335 Organizational Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 380 Communication Law, 3 credits
  • COMM 480 Cases in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, 3 credits

Choose one:

  • COMM 303 Feature Writing, 3 credits
  • COMM 403 Advanced Reporting, 3 credits

Choose one:

  • COMM 353 Practicum in Print Journalism II, 3 credits
  • COMM 497 Internship, 3 credits

Choose three:

  • COMM 303 Feature Writing, 3 credits
  • COMM 307 Television Production Techniques, 3 credits
  • COMM 308 Information Technologies, 3 credits
  • COMM 333 Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits
  • COMM 336 Theories of the Interview, 3 credits
  • COMM 337 Small Group Communication, 3 credits
  • COMM 343 Photography II, 3 credits
  • COMM 353 Practicum in Print Journalism II, 3 credits
  • COMM 403 Advanced Reporting, 3 credits
  • COMM 445 Human Communication Theory, 3 credits
  • COMM 497 Internship, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 430 Information, Media and Society, 3 credits

 

Communication Program
Communication Minor Requirements
Course Descriptions