This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to earn academic credit for practical work experience and training in the fields of radio and television broadcasting, print journalism, advertising, public relations or other areas of public communication approved by the Department. Three, six, or twelve academic hours can be earned, depending upon the requirements of the approved internship, and the recommendation of the student's advisor. Students cannot register for COMM 491 until they have successfully completed all appropriate applications and interviews leading to the securing of an internship. This course is offered on an arranged basis. Prerequisite: Departmental approval.