Communication: Requirements for the Major

Area of Emphasis: Electronic Media

Supporting Courses, (18 credits):

Core Courses, required:

COMM 102: Introduction to Communication (3 credits)

COMM 200: Communication Problems (3 credits)

COMM 282: Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications (3 credits)

Oral Skills, (One (1) of These):

COMM 133: Fundamentals of Public Address (3 credits)

COMM 166: Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)

Writing Skills, (One (1) of These):

COMM 203: Newswriting (3 credits)

COMM 280: Business and Professional Communication Skills (3 credits)

Elective, (One (1) of These):

HUM STUD 160: Introduction to Language (3 credits)

Or any of the supporting courses above not already taken.

Upper-Level Courses, (30 credits):

Required:

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 Advertising Campaigns (3 credits)

COMM 380: Communication Law (3 credits)

One (1) of These:

COMM 445: Human Communication Theory (3 credits)

COMM 480: Cases in Communications and Media Management (3 credits)

Three (3) of These:

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

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 403: Advanced Reporting (3 credits)

COMM 430: Information, Media and Society (3 credits)

COMM 445: Human Communication Theory (3 credits)

COMM 450: Theories of Conflict Management and Mediation (3 credits)

COMM 480: Cases in Communications and Media Management (3 credits)

COMM 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Organizational Communication

Supporting Courses, (18-21 credits):

Core Courses, required:

COMM 102: Introduction to Communication (3 credits)

COMM 200: Communication Problems (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:

Note: Waived if COMM 305 is completed.

INFO SCI 230: Visual Information (3 credits)

Elective, (One (1) of These):

ART 243: Introduction to Photography (3 credits)

COMM 166: Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)

HUM STUD 160: Introduction to Language (3 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (30 credits):

Required:

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 Communications and Media Management (3 credits)

Three (3) of These:

AVD 375: Communication Skills: Language of Metaphor (3 credits)

COMM 305: Elements of Electronic Media (3 credits)

COMM 308: Information Technologies (3 credits)

COMM 430: Information, Media and Society (3 credits)

COMM 450: Theories of Conflict Management and Mediation (3 credits)

COMM 487: Communication Audits (3 credits)

COMM 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

HUM STUD 321: Language and Society (3 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Photography

Supporting Courses, (21 credits):

Core Courses, required:

COMM 102: Introduction to Communication (3 credits)

COMM 200: Communication Problems (3 credits)

COMM 282: Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications (3 credits)

Oral Skills, (One (1) of These):

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:

ART 243: Introduction to Photography (3 credits)

Elective, (One (1) of These):

ART 105: Introductory Drawing (3 credits)

ART 107: Two-Dimensional Design (3 credits)

COMM 253: Practicum in Print Journalism I (3 credits)

HUM STUD 160: Introduction to Language (3 credits)

INFO SCI 230: Visual Information (3 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (30 credits):

Required:

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

ART 344: Photography III (3 credits)

ART 443: Advanced Problems in Photography (3 credits)

COMM 380: Communication Law (3 credits)

One (1) of These:

COMM 445: Human Communication Theory (3 credits)

COMM 480: Cases in Communications and Media Management (3 credits)

Five (5) of These:

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 Advertising Campaigns (3 credits)

COMM 403: Advanced Reporting (3 credits)

COMM 430: Information, Media and Society (3 credits)

COMM 445: Human Communication Theory (3 credits)

COMM 480: Cases in Communications and Media Management (3 credits)

COMM 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Journalism

Supporting Courses, (18 credits):

Core Courses, required:

COMM 102: Introduction to Communication (3 credits)

COMM 200: Communication Problems (3 credits)

Oral Skills, (One (1) of These):

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, (One (1) of These):

ART 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):

Required:

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)

One (1) of These:

COMM 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

COMM 498: Independent Study (1-4 credits)

ENGLISH 324: Practicum in Literary Publishing (3 credits)

Four (4) of These:

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

ART 344: Photography III (3 credits)

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 430: Information, Media and Society (3 credits)

COMM 445: Human Communication Theory (3 credits)

COMM 450: Theories of Conflict Management and Mediation (3 credits)

COMM 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

DESIGN 331: Graphic Design Studio I (3 credits)

DESIGN 332: Graphic Design Studio II (3 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Public Relations

Supporting Courses, (18 credits):

Core Courses, required:

COMM 102: Introduction to Communication (3 credits)

COMM 200: Communication Problems (3 credits)

COMM 282: Principles of Public Relations/Corporate Communications (3 credits)

Oral Skills, (One (1) of These):

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):

Required:

COMM 305: Elements of Electronic Media (3 credits)

COMM 309: Electronic Media Advertising Campaigns (3 credits)

COMM 335: Organizational Communication (3 credits)

COMM 380: Communication Law (3 credits)

COMM 480: Cases in Communications and Media Management (3 credits)

One (1) of These:

COMM 303: Feature Writing (3 credits)

COMM 403: Advanced Reporting (3 credits)

One (1) of These:

COMM 353: Practicum in Print Journalism II (3 credits)

COMM 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

Three (3) of These:

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

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 353: Practicum in Print Journalism II (3 credits)

COMM 403: Advanced Reporting (3 credits)

COMM 430: Information, Media and Society (3 credits)

COMM 445: Human Communication Theory (3 credits)

COMM 450: Theories of Conflict Management and Mediation (3 credits)

COMM 497: Internship (1-12 credits)