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Requirements

Requirements for a B.A. in Communication Arts

General Education: 42 Credits
Major: 45 Credits
Elective Credits: 33 Credits

COMM 104 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 107 Principles and Theories of Communication 3
COMM 131 Survey of Film and Video OR
COMM 108 Survey of New Media
3
COMM 109 Sense and Medium: Introduction to Creative Media 3
COMM 230 Cultural History of Media 3
COMM 236 Public Speaking and Debate in the Digital Age 3
COMM 250 Organizational Communication 3
COMM 308 Special Topics in Communication OR
COMM 300 Special Topics in Creative Media
3
COMM 450 Capstone in Communication Arts OR
COMM 405 Creative Media Project
3
Students may choose to select 6 additional elective courses from the column immediately below or, alternately choose to focus their elective credits by following the Creative Media Concentration.
Select an additional 6 courses. Please note that 4 of the 6 courses MUST be at the 300 level or higher: 
 COMM 216 Digital Sound Workshop  3
 COMM 225 Web Workshop  3
 COMM 227 Film History  3
 COMM 232 Advertising I  3
 COMM 233 Video Workshop  3
 COMM 258 Small Group Communication  3
 COMM 293 Public Relations  3
 COMM 304 Global Media Studies  3
 COMM 310 Advanced Public Speaking and Debate  3
 COMM 312 Digital Media and Society  3
 COMM 314 Persuasion  3
 COMM 316 Intercultural Communication  3
 COMM 322 Writing For Television  3
 COMM 323 Media Writing Workshop  3
COMM 325 Themes in Interactive Media  3
COMM 326 Producing For Creative Media  3
COMM 329 Media Criticism  3
COMM 341 Themes in 2D Animation 3
COMM 344 Advocacy and Social Movements 3
COMM 347 Mobile Media 3
COMM 349 Projects in Digital Sound 3
COMM 353 Screenplay Writing  3
COMM 357 Contemporary World Cinema  3
COMM 359 Themes in Video  3
COMM 391 Gender, Sexuality, and Media  3
COMM 395 Media, Law, and Ethics  3
COMM 429 Advanced Video  3
COMM 475 The Avante-Garde in Art, Film, and Performance
 3
COMM 480 Advanced Seminar in Communication  3

  • Requirements for a Concentration in Creative Media

    Students who to concentrate in Creative Media should complete the specific sequence below as their Communication Arts Major elective requirements.

    REQUIRED COURSE:  
    COMM 403 Creative Media Seminar  3
    TWO OF THE FOLLOWING:  
    DANC/COMM 216 Digital Sound Design  3
    COMM 225 Web Workshop  3
    COMM 233 Video Workshop  3
    THREE OF THE FOLLOWING:  
    COMM 300 Special Topics in Creative Media                                                                      3
    COMM 322 Writing for Television  3
    COMM 323 Media Writing Workshop  3
    COMM 325 Themes in Interactive Media*  3
    COMM 326 Producing for Creative Media  3
    COMM 341 Themes in 2D Animation  3
    COMM 347 Mobile Media  3
    COMM/MUS 349 Projects in Digital Sound  3
    COMM 353 Screenplay Writing  3
    COMM 359 Themes in Video*  3
    COMM 429 Advanced Video  3
    * Can be repeated with different theme 
  • Requirements for a Minor in Journalism

    Foundational Courses: 3
    JOUR 110 Introduction to Journalism 3
    JOUR 225 Intermediate Journalism:
    Journalism in the 21st Century
    3
    JOUR/COMM 395 Media, Law & Ethics 3
    Areas of Specialization
    Choose three of the following:
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    JOUR 313 Business and Financial Reporting 3
    JOUR 314 Reporting in Science, Medicine, and Health      3
    JOUR 310 Arts and Media Reporting and Criticism 3
    JOUR 312 Public Affairs and Political Reporting 3
    JOUR 340 Freelance Article Writing 3
    JOUR 350 Special Topics in Journalism 3
    Choose one of the following:  
    JOUR 311 Journalism Practicum 3
    JOUR 399 Internship/Independent Study 3
    Total Credits 21