CURRICULUM & COURSES

Required Courses in Major (24 credits)

COURSE #  COURSE NAME CREDITS 
 COM 110  Introduction to Mass Media 3
 COM 170  Multimedia Production I 3
 COM 180  Multimedia Production II 3
 EN 240  The Art of Persuasion 3
 COM 210  Media Analysis 3
 COM 310  Communication Theory
 COM 320  Law and Ethics 3

 CAPSTONE COURSE 3

AREA OF CONCENTRATION
Choose one of the following concentrations

Integrated Marketing Concentration (12 credits) 
COURSE #  COURSE NAME CREDITS 
 COM 261  Concepts of Integrated Marketing  3
 COM 344  Public Relations Writing 3
 COM 348  Advertising Copywriting 3
 COM362  Integrated Marketing Research 3

Graphic Design Concentration (12 credits)
 COM 305  Visual Communication
 COM 370  Digital Photography 
 COM 373  Graphic Design 3
 COM 381  Web Design
 
 Film and Visual Effects Concentration (12 credits)
 COM365  Digital Film Making
 COM 375  Digital Film Editing
 COM 385  2D/3D Graphics
 COM 455  2D/3D Advanced Graphics
 
 Multimedia Journalism Concentration (12 credits)
 COM 343  Journalism
 COM 360  Press Relations
 COM 442  Multimedia Journalism
 COM 443  Journalism Practicum


GENERAL EDUCATION CORE (45 credits)

NOTE: Communications students should not use
COM prefix courses to fulfill these requirements.
COURSE #  COURSE NAME CREDITS 
 COM 151  Public Speaking  3
 EN 101  College Writing 3
 EN 102  Writing in the Humanities 3
 GS 101  Foundations Seminar 3
 PS 402  Symposium
CORE MODULES (1 of each)

 Intercultural Awareness elective  3

 Interdisciplinary Studies elective 
   Literature and Arts elective
 MA 220  Topics in Statistics
   Moral Reasoning
   Political Science/History/Geography 
   Religious Studies
   Science
   Sociology/Psychology/Economics
   General Education


ELECTIVES IN MAJOR (12 credits)

ELECTIVE CREDITS 
 COM -- 100/200 level eElective 3
 COM -- 300/400 level elective
 COM -- 300/400 level elective
 COM -- 300/400 level elective
 

ALL COLLEGE ELECTIVES (Any Level -- 9 credits)

 Any elective 3
 Any elective
 Any elective
 Any elective 

UPPER-LEVEL ELECTIVES (18 credits)

 Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective
 Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective
 Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective
 Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective
 Any 300/400 all-college elective
 Any 300/400 all-college elective