English and communication courses may be selected to fulfill liberal arts core requirements.

Major: 50-56 credits


Required of all majors: 
COM 103 or COM 223, 112, 122, 131, 260, 420; 
COM 481
Track requirements: 16-22 credits
Communication electives: 6 credits 

English electives: 9 credits

Related electives: 0-6 credits, varied by track

Majors must complete one of the following six tracks

Strategic Communications

COM 213, 234, 344, 362, 422. 
Related Electives: Any (2) 3-credit Business or Psychology courses.

Film, Culture and the Creative Arts

COM 250, 351, 353, 360. Related Electives:  Any (2) 3-credit Art, Music or Theatre courses.

Journalism

COM 213, 234, 330, 432*.
 Related Electives:  Any (2) 3-credit History or Political Science courses.
*may be counted only once as fulfilling track requirement.

Media Design and Production

COM 332, 342, 362, 432*.
 Related Electives: Any (2) 3-credit Art, Computer Information Systems. 
Two of any Art courses.
*may be counted only once as fulfilling emphasis requirements.

Public Relations and Advertising

COM 213, 220, 240, 340, 342,and PSY 101.


Sports Media

COM 220, COM 232 (1 credit, repeatable), COM 240, COM 251, COM 332 COM 362. Related electives: Choose (2) of the following: BUS 207, BUS 309, or an Sport Management (SM) course.

Strategic Communications

COM 213, 234, 344, 362, 422. 
Related Electives: Any (2) 3-credit Business or Psychology courses.

 

Communication Minor: 18 credits

Credits in Communication and/or English with a maximum of 6 in English and a maximum of 6 in Internship; COM 100 and 101 do not count toward the minor. Seniors may not register for a 100 level English or Communication course without the permission of the Department Chair.


Communication majors must achieve a 2.5 GPA in their writing courses and contribute to one of the College publications for at least one semester to graduate.

Communication