Academics

Communication BA

  Required Courses
COMM 100 Introduction to Communication
COMM 200 The New Media Society
COMM 230 Intercultural Communication
COMM 351 Communication Research Methods

 

  Communication Electives (Take 3)
COMM 210 Using Internet Communication
COMM 220 Interpersonal Communication
COMM 240 Organizational Communication
COMM 250 Analyzing Media
COMM 260 Psychological Effects of Mass Media
COMM 270 Introduction to Strategic Communication
COMM 280 Special Topics
COMM 300 Information Technology and Human Communication
COMM 305 Communication in Diverse Organizations
COMM 320 Social Influence and Compliance-Gaining
COMM 325 Relational Communication
COMM 330 Health Communication
COMM 340 Communication and Community Mobilization
COMM 350 Political Communication
COMM 360 International Media Systems
COMM 365 News Media and Political Power
COMM 380 Special Topics

 

  Outside Electives (Take 3)
AMST 215 America on Film
AMST 235 The Social History of Popular Music
AMST 310 Television in American Life
AMST 335 Music and Politics
AMST L349 / HIST L349 Cold War: Rise and Fall
AMST 355 Black Popular Culture
AMST 375 Best Sellers in American Society
AMST 410 Cultural History of U.S. Media
ENGL 203 Writing Craft/Context/Design
ENGL 216 Reading and Writing Journalism
ENGL 306 Advanced Non-Fiction Writing
ENGL 307 Writing for Print and Online Media
ENGL 308 Professional Writing
ENGL 309 Multimedia Authoring
ENGL 310 Literature and Journalism
ENGL 312 Digital Culture and Composition
ENGL 340 Literature and Visual Media
ENGL 341L Gender and Film: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
ENGL 348 Native American Literature
PCSCOR 350 Media and Society
POLSCI 365 The Politics of Communication
PSYCH 230 Social Psychology
PSYCH 333 Group Dynamics
PSYCH 335 Social Attitudes and Public Opinion
PSYCH 377 Communication and Society
SOCIOL 300 The Sociology of Media and Mass Communication
SOCIOL 375L Indian Cinema
WGS 220 Women and Media

COMM 480: Communication Seminar
The capstone topic varies from semester to semester, and is typically reflective of the research interests of the professor.  Past topics have included computer mediated communication, privacy, darkside of relationships, and trial by media.  Students must have completed all four core courses and 90 credits to enroll in the capstone. The capstone class may not be taken pass/fail.