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Communication, Media and Culture (BA)

Hours - 39 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2020
Last Revised 7/16/2020

Program Requirements


Core Requirements — 15 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
COMM 110 Intercultural Communication F, W, S 3.0
COMM 200 Mass Communication and Society F, W, S 3.0
COMM 251 Introduction to Cultural Theory F, W, S 3.0
COMM 360 Communication Theory and Method F, W 3.0
COMM 490 Senior Seminar F, W, S 3.0


Major Electives: Choose Six — 18 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
COMM 211 Media Writing F 3.0
COMM 280 Gender, Race and Culture F, W 3.0
COMM 301 The Internet and Society S 3.0
COMM 305 Communication and Popular Culture S 3.0
COMM 326 Issues in Global Communication F 3.0
COMM 353 Organizational Communication F 3.0
COMM 399R Internship in Communication F, W, S 3.0
COMM 410 Political Communication F 3.0
COMM 420 Media and Culture S 3.0
COMM 430 Media Law and Ethics W 3.0


Other Electives: Choose Two — 6 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
ANTH 105, 391, 445, 460 Variable 3.0
COMM 323 Multimedia Production W 3.0
FILM 102, 300, 365R Variable 3.0
HIST 423 Modern Nationalism and Globalization W 3.0
HUM 151, 251, 3XX Variable 3.0


    1. All major course grades must be C- or better.
    2. Only one retake per course is allowed across all major required coursework.
    3. No more than 3 total retakes are allowed across all major required coursework.

    Program Outcomes

    Upon completing a major in Communication, Media & Culture, students will:

    • Understand history and diversity of the communication discipline.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of communication theory and application.
    • Think critically to develop innovative and well-founded perspectives.
    • Broaden knowledge of role of media in various cultures.
    • Use technology to communicate effectively in various settings and contexts.
    • Demonstrate appropriate and professional ethical behavior.