Sample Curriculum

This curriculum map is representative of the course of study for this program. For updated information, download the 2012/13 University Catalog.

BS in Communications

First Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
EN101 Composition & Literature I 3 EN102 Composition & Literature II 3
EN112 Public Speaking 3 CM271 Television Production 3
MA (excluding MA105 or 103) 3/4 MA (excluding MA105 or 103) 3/4
CM109 Introduction to Mass Media 3 PY Elective 3
CM261 Interpersonal Communications 3
Total Credit 12/13 15/16
Second Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CM207 Journalism I 3 CM208 Journalism II 3
CM211 Broadcasting Techniques 3 CM351 or CM491 Radio Production or Media Composer Tech 3
EN201 World Literature I 3 EN202 World Literature II 3
HI Elective 3 HI/PO/SO Elective 3
IS Elective (ex. 120) 3 MG101,AC205 or EC201 3
Total Credit 15 15
Third Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CM209 Broadcast Writing 3 CM303 Comm. Advertising 3
*MU/FA/PH/ML Elective 3 PY Elective 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4 Laboratory Science Elective 4
Elective 3 ** Film,theather, or TV criticism Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Credit 16 16
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CM436 Comm. Law & Ethics 3 CM408 Comm. Internship 3
SA107 Photography or CM270,391,392,393, 491,492,494, or 495 3 CM407 Senior Comm. Seminar 3
Literature Elective 3 Literature Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective Elective 3
Total Credit 15 15

* SA107 does not fulfill this requirement
** CM335; EN239,240,241, 307, 308, 310, 333, 334.
ROTC Courses as required are in addition to the above

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