Communications programs

Whether your message is a speech, news story, feature article or corporate newsletter, studying communications will help you develop your writing and speaking skills. Many communications majors also pursue minors or add second majors, preparing for careers as journalists or publicists in the arts and politics.

Multimedia Minor

Requirements:
COM 101x - Mass Media and Society
COM 185 - Media Writing
COM 225 - Media Law and Ethics
Choose two credits: 2
COM 215 - Practicum in Public Relations
COM 217 - Communication Practicum in Print Media
Choose 10 credits: 10
ART 164 - Photography I
ART 220 - Graphic Design I
ART 230 - Design: Theory and Practice
ART 265 - Photography II
ART 320 - Graphic Design II
COM 202 - Video Production
COM 263 - Layout and Design
COM 315 - Writing and Design for the Web
COM 330 - Multiplatform Communications
ENG 288 - Writing in the Professions
Choose one course: 3-4
COM 230 - Principles of Public Relations
COM 332 - Social Foundations of Advertising
COM 360 - Film Aesthetics and Criticism
Total credits required: 25-26