Requirements

Communication studies major requirements

Completion of the following courses

  • COMM 230 Introduction to Communication Studies
  • COMM 261 Mass Media and Modern Society
  • COMM 321 Junior Colloquium
  • COMM 340 Communication Research Methods
  • COMM 421 Senior Colloquium
  • COMM 491 Freedom of Expression & Communication Ethics

Choose one of the following courses

  • COMM 231 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 233 Advanced Public Speaking
  • COMM 235 Small Group Communication
  • COMM 236 Argumentation & Debate
  • COMM 250 Special Topics in Communication

Choose one of the following courses

  • COMM 260 Introduction to Journalism
  • COMM 269 Multi-Media Production
  • PUBR 363 Media and Public Relations Writing

Choose two of the following courses

  • COMM 333 Organizational Communication
  • COMM 337 Communication Criticism
  • COMM 339 Persuasion
  • COMM 350 Special Topics in Communication

In addition

  • Two electives in COMM/PUBR chosen in consultation with their academic advisor, one of which MUST be taken at the 300 level
  • An Independent Study or Internship
  • 0.5 course credits of COMM 100/200 workshops

Communication studies minor requirements

Choose one of the following courses

  • COMM 231: Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 235: Small Group Communication
  • COMM 236 Argumentation and Debate

Choose two of the following courses

  • COMM 333: Organizational Communication
  • COMM 337: Communication Criticism
  • COMM 339: Persuasion 

In addition

  • At least one COMM workshop (0.25 credit)
  • An additional COMM elective course credit

Media minor requirements

  • COMM 261 Mass Media and Modern Society
  • COMM 269 Multi-Media Production 
  • PUBR 267 Layout and Design
  • PUBR 363 Media and Public Relations Writing
  • At least one COMM workshop (0.25 credit)