Degree Requirements

Digital Media and Communication Studies Major – Baccalaureate in Arts Degree - 120 Credits

Required Courses in Major  (24 Credits)

# Course Title Credits
COM110 Introduction to Mass Media 3
COM170 Multimedia Production I 3
COM180 Multimedia Production II 3
EN240 The Art of Persuasion 3
COM210 Media Analysis 3
COM310 Communication Theory 3
COM320 Law and Ethics 3
  CAPSTONE COURSE 3

 Choose an AREA of Concentration (1 of 4 possibilities)

Integrated Marketing (Concentration-12 credits)

# Course Title Credits
COM 261 Concepts of Integrated Marketing 3
COM344 Public Relations Writing 3
COM 362 Integrated Marketing Research 3
COM460 Persuasive Campaigns 3

Communication (Concentration-12 credits)

#Course Title  Credits
COM330* Group Dynamics 3
PSY/HS205 Interpersonal communication and effectiveness 3
PSY408 Organizational Psychology 3
SOC306 Cultural Diversity 3

Media Arts and Production (Concentration-12 credits)

#Course Title Credits
COM242 Script Writing 3
COM275 Digital Filmmaking 3
COM375 Digital Film-Editing 3
COM475 Studio Production 3

Media Writing & Journalism (Concentration-12 credits)

# Course Title Credits
COM242 Script Writing 3
COM243 Journalism I 3
COM344 Public Relations Writing 3
COM348 Advertising Writing 3

General Education Core (45 Credits)**

# Course Title Credits
COM151 Public Speaking 3
EN101 College Writing 3
EN102 Writing in the Humantities 3
GS101 Foundations Seminar 3
PS 402 Symposium 3
     
  Core modules - (1 of each)  
  Intercultural Awareness Elective 3
  Interdisciplinary Studies Elective 3
  Literature and Arts Elective 3
MA 200 Topics in Statistics 3
  Moral Reasoning 3
  Political Science/History/Geography 3
  Religious Studies 3
  Science 3
  Sociology/Psychology/Economics

3

  General Education 3

**Communications students should not use COM prefix classes to fulfill these requirements.

Electives in major (12 credits)

#Course Title Credits
COM - 100/200 level elective   3
COM - 300/400 level elective   3
COM - 300/400 level elective   3
COM - 300/400 level elective   3

All College Electives (any level)  (9)

#Course Title Credits
Any elective   3
Any elective   3
Any elective   3

Upper-Level Electives (18) 

#Course Title Credits
Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective   3
Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective   3
Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective   3
Any 300/400 Liberal Arts elective   3
Any 300/400 all college elective   3
Any 300/400 all college elective   3