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Communication Arts Degree Requirements

Explore the required courses and descriptions for the communication arts degree below:

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Communication Arts

Core Classes (21 Credits) 

Professional Track (22 credits from one of the following areas)

Journalism 

Plus 

Media and Culture 

Plus 6 additional hours of elective work from the following: 

Three semester hours of IDC 415 Media Practicum (1 hour) 

Philosophy of Communication 

Plus 6 additional hours of elective work in COMM, IDC or JOUR 

Strategic Communication 

Plus three semester hours of IDC 415 Media Practicum OR COMM 491 Internship (3 hours)

 

Theatre

COMM Majors cannot minor in Communication Arts, Journalism, or Strategic Communication regardless of emphasis.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts

Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a world language through the intermediate level.

Minor in Communication Arts

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN COMMUNICATION ARTS -21 semester hours as follows:: 

Plus 9 additional hours of electives from any COMM/IDC/JOUR course (9 hours) 

Minor in Strategic Communication

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION-21 semester hours as follows:

Plus 6 additional hours of electives from any COMM/IDC/JOUR course (6 hours)

*COMM Majors cannot minor in Communication Arts, Journalism, or Strategic Communication regardless of emphasis.

General Education Requirements

For a full list of course offerings, visit our Academic Catalog page.