Major Courses - 18 hours
COM 200Intro to Communication Theory (3) LAS
COM 210Mass Media & Contemporary Culture (3) LAS
COM 300Advanced Composition (3) LAS
COM 320Advanced Oral Communication (3) LAS
COM 330Rhetorical Foundations of Human Communication (3) LAS
COM 340Intercultural & World Comm (3) LAS
Major and/or Cognate Courses - 6 hours
Choose two courses from the following:
COM 310Visual Communication (3) LAS
COM 315History of Motion Picture (3) LAS
COM 350Special Topics in Communication (3) LAS
COM 355Introduction to Public Relations (3)
COM 359American Film Authors (3) LAS
COM 360New Media and Society (3) LAS
COM 380Newswriting I (3) LAS
COM 385Newswriting II (3) LAS
COM 388Feature Writing (3) LAS
COM 390Drama Workshop (3) LAS
ENG 461Writing for Publication (3) LAS
MKT 351Marketing Communication Management (3)
MKT 356Advertising (3)
Minimum grade of "C" in all major/cognate courses.
Residency Requirement - 6 hours
Students who successfully complete the communication and new media studies major will be able to:
- apply communication theory and critical thinking in various communication settings.
- develop the ability to communicate effectively, ethically and creatively.
- understand the role communication plays in the social construction of meaning.