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Mass Communications

Mass Communication Major:
  • Thirty-nine hours above COM 101, including a 24- hour common core, 12 concentration-specific hours, and three elective hours. Two concentrations are available: Electronic Media and News Production and Public Relations.
Mass Communication Core Courses:
  • COM 102, 206, 220, 309, 323, 360, 440, 483.
Concentration in Electronic Media and News Production:
  • COM 313, 375, 475, 497.
Concentration in Public Relations:
  • COM 225, 325, 470, 497.

In addition to the core and concentration area, students are required to have a minor.

The student who selects this major follows the degree plan for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or the Bachelor of Science (B.S.).

Electronic Media and news Production Minor:
  • Eighteen hours above COM 101; including COM 102, 206, 220, 360.
Journalism Minor:
  • Twenty-one hours above COM 101, including COM 102, 206, 320, 313, 314, 323, and 440.
Public Relations Minor:
  • Twenty-one hours above COM 101, including COM 102, 206, 225, 323, 325, 460, and 470.
Speech Communication Minor:
  • Eighteen hours above COM 101, including COM 202, 300, and 402. Nine elective hours selected from communication courses, excluding COM 497 Internship.

Courses selected in each minor listed above must be approved by an advisor in the Department of Theatre and Communication.