Program Overview

Degree Requirements

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, 240, 309, 336, 362, 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, 240, 362

Public Relations Minor:

Twenty-one hours above COM 101, including COM 102, 206, 225, 336, 325, 460, and 470

Courses selected in these minors must be approved by an advisor in the Department of Theatre and Communication.


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