Communication Arts
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Comm Arts Major

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMMUNICATION ARTS MAJOR

Foundations (12 credits)
These three courses introduce the foundational concepts and competencies for understanding, evaluating, and producing communication.

COM 101 Visual Storytelling
COM 105 Perspectives on Communication
COM 152 Media and Society

Development (12 credits)
Choose THREE introductory development courses:

COM 217 Intro to Screenwriting
COM 222 Journalism
COM 240 Public Speaking
COM 254 Intro to Digital Video Production
COM 356 Media Criticism

Intermediate and Advanced (16 credits)
Choose FOUR intermediate courses:

Theory/Understanding
COM 248 Intercultural Communication
COM 310 Contemporary Communication Theory
COM 358 Film & TV Genres
COM 371 Selected Topics

Production/Evaluation
COM 317 Intermediate Screenwriting
COM 325 Public Relations & Advertising
COM 344 Persuasion
COM 350 Intermediate Production
COM 371 Selected Topics
COM 425 Internship

Capstone Experience (4 credits)
COM 491 Senior Seminar