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Communication & Media Studies Major Requirements

(12 credits, plus a concentration)

  • COME 122 Principles of Interpersonal Communication 
  • COME 124 Principles of Mass Communication
  • COME 380 Communication Research Methods

Communication Concentration

(32 credits)

  • COME 426 Organizational Communication (fall)
  • COME 427 Communication Theory (spring)
  • Two media courses (one at the 300 level)

Any four of the following:

  • COME 222 Small Group Communication (spring)
  • COME 315 Conflict Communication (fall, alternate years)
  • COME 322 Business and Professional Speaking 
  • COME 323 Nonverbal Communication
  • COME 324 Persuasion (fall)
  • COME 325 Trends in the Modern Workplace (summer)
  • COME 327 Health Communication
  • COME 328 Family Communication
  • COME 329 Political Communication (fall)
  • COME 330 Intercultural Communication (fall)
  • COME 389 Special Topics 
  • COME 490 Independent Study
  • COME 494 Internship

Media Concentration

(32 credits) 

  • COME 467 Media Criticism (spring)
  • COME 468 Mass Communication Theory (fall)
  • Two communication courses (one at the 300 level)

Any four of the following:

  • COME 252 Writing for Media
  • COME 310 Race/Ethnicity and Media (summer)
  • COME 320 Crisis Communication
  • COME 329 Political Communication (fall)
  • COME 331 Gender and Media (fall)
  • COME 352 Media Effects
  • COME 364 Media Law and Regulation (fall)
  • COME 384 Communication Technology and Social Change (spring)
  • COME 389 Special Topics 
  • COME 490 Independent Study 

Major in Speech Communication With Secondary Certification

(40 credits)

  • COME 122 Principles of Interpersonal Communication 
  • COME 124 Principles of Mass Communication 
  • COME 222 Small Group Communication (spring)
  • COME 252 Writing for Media 
  • COME 322 Business and Professional Speaking 
  • COME 323 Nonverbal Communication 
  • COME 324 Persuasion (fall)
  • COME 380 Communication Research Methods
  • COME 426 Organizational Communication (fall)
  • COME 427 Communication Theory (spring)
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