Program Requirements

Hours: 27

Major Courses - 27 hours

COM 201New Media, Culture & Society (3) LAS

COM 202Intro to Communication Theory (3) LAS

COM 211New Media Theory (3)

COM 220Visual Communication (3)

COM 250Digital Video Production (3)

COM 251Digital Video Post-Production (3) LAS

COM 295Writing for New Media Environments (3)

COM 311New Media Law and Ethics (3)

COM 321Public Engagement in the Digital Age (3) LAS

Minimum grade of "C" in all major/cognate courses.

Residency Requirement - 6 hours

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Communication and New Media Studies major will be able to:

  • Communicate messages meaningfully, ethically, and effectively in a variety of media/formats and contexts
  • Plan, design, and execute effective social media campaigns
  • Conduct systematic research on the impact and effectiveness of communication in addressing social issues
  • Understand the role communication plays in the social construction of meaning, knowledge, relationships, and community