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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN COMMUNICATION ARTS

REQUIREMENTS-- 37 semester hours as follows:

Required Core Courses

  • COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 131 Introduction to Mass Media
  • COMM 230 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • COMM 232 Interviewing
  • COMM 332 Small Group Communication
  • COMM 337 Communication Criticism
  • COMM 418 Senior Colloquium
  • COMM 432 Theories of Persuasion
  • COMM 434 Communication Theory

An additional twelve hours of credit shall be chosen from any of the following courses, with approval of the student's advisor.  Journalism minors cannot use COMM 231, 233, 336, 339 and 416 as electives for the Communication Arts major.

  • COMM 231 Print and Web Journalism
  • COMM 233 Communication Graphics
  • COMM 235 Introduction to Television Production
  • COMM 333 Argumentation and Debate
  • COMM 334 Introduction to Television Journalism
  • COMM 335 Television Directing
  • COMM 336 Writing for the Mass Media
  • COMM 338 Radio Broadcasting
  • COMM 339 Media Law
  • COMM 431 History and Criticism of Film I
  • COMM 433 Senior Studies
  • COMM 435 History and Criticism of Film II
  • COMM 436 Coaching and Managing Forensics Programs
  • COMM 437 Advanced Television Reporting
  • COMM 490 Special Topics in Communication
  • COMM 491 Internship
  • COMM 412 Forensics
  • COMM 415 Television Production Practicum
  • COMM 416 Journalism Practicum

 


BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN COMMUNICATION ARTS

REQUIREMENTS-- Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a foreign language through the intermediate level.

 


MINOR IN COMMUNICATION ARTS

REQUIREMENTS-- 21 semester hours as follows:

    • COMM 130    Interpersonal Communication
    • COMM 131    Introduction to Mass Media
    • COMM 230    Introduction to Public Speaking
    • COMM 232    Interviewing

Plus nine hours of elective course work in Communication Arts. 

Journalism minors cannot use COMM 231, 233, 336, 339 and 416 as electives for the Communication Arts minor.