Semester 1  

Semester 1
Course Credits
COMM 100S - The Mass Media and Society (GS)
3.0
COMM 160 - Basic News Writing Skills
1.0
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)
or ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)
3.0
PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS)
or SOC 001 - Introductory Sociology (GS)
3.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Foreign Language - (4.0)
4.0
Total Credits 17.0

Semester 2  

Semester 2
Course Credits
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)
3.0
Communications - elective
3.0
Foreign Language - (4.0)
4.0
Social Science - (GS)
3.0
STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics (GQ)
or Quantification (GQ)
3.0 - 4.0
Total Credits 16.0-17.0

Semester 3  

Semester 3
Course Credits
CAS 201 - Rhetorical Theory (GH)
or CAS 202 - Introduction to Communication Theory (GS)
3.0
COMM 270 - Introduction to Multimedia Production
3.0
PHIL 103 - Introduction to Ethics (GH)
or Humanities (GH)
3.0
Communications - elective
3.0
Foreign Language - (4.0)
4.0
Total Credits 16.0

Semester 4  

Semester 4
Course Credits
COMM 260W - News Writing and Reporting
3.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Communications - elective
3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1.5
Natural Science (GN)
3.0
Other Cultures - (may double count Humanities GH)
Total Credits 16.5

Semester 5  

Semester 5
Course Credits
Communications - elective
3.0
ENGL 202 - Effective Writing (GWS)
or Free - Elective
3.0
STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics (GQ)
or Quantification (GQ)
3.0 - 4.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1.5
Natural Science (GN)
3.0
Total Credits 16.5-17.5

Semester 6  

Semester 6
Course Credits
Communications - elective
3.0
Free - elective
3.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Natural Science (GN)
3.0
United State Cultures (US)
or International Cultures (IL)
3.0
Total Credits 15.0

Semester 7  

Semester 7
Course Credits
COMM 304 - Mass Communication Research
3.0
COMM 409 - News Media Ethics
3.0
COMM 460W - Reporting Methods
3.0
COMM 495 - Internship
or Communications - elective
3.0
United State Cultures (US)
or International Cultures (IL)
3.0
Total Credits 15.0

Semester 8  

Semester 8
Course Credits
COMM 403 - Law of Mass Communications
3.0
COMM 494 - Research Project Courses
3.0
COMM 495 - Internship
or Communications - elective
3.0
ENGL 420 - Writing for the Web
3.0
Humanities (GH)
3.0
Total Credits 15.0