Majors and Minors 2014-2015

The 12-credit Communication Arts Nucleus is required for all Communication Arts Majors.

Communication Arts Nucleus

COM 205 Communication Arts I   3 cr

COM 284 Sophomore Seminar   1 cr

COM 305 Communication Arts II  3 cr

COM 405 Communication Arts III   3 cr

COM 484 Communication Arts Seminar  2 cr
 

Communication Arts Major: Standard Program

Communication Emphasis

A minimum of 36 credits is required including the 12-credit Communication Arts Nucleus, 12 credits of upper-division Communication Arts electives and the following:

COM 121 Introduction to Theatre   3 cr

COM 241 Media Writing   3 cr

COM 264 Introduction to Production and Theory   3 cr

COM 274 Public Relations Communication   3 cr

Strategic Communication Emphasis

A minimum of 51 credits is required including the 12-credit Communication Arts Nucleus and the following:

COM 151 Introduction to Mass Media   3 cr

COM 241 Media Writing  3 cr

COM 264 Introduction to Production and Theory   3 cr
COM 274 Public Relations Communication  3 cr

COM 323 Media/Arts Management   3 cr

COM 346 Multimedia Communication   3 cr

COM 351 Media Theory and Research   3 cr

COM 371 Argumentation and Conflict Management   3cr

COM 372 Issues Management   3 cr

COM 474 Campaign Planning in Advertising and Public Information   3 cr

COM 499 COM Internship   3 cr

BAUD 270 Principles of Marketing   3 cr

One of the Following:

BUAD 333 Organizational Behavior   3 cr

BUAD 335 Marketing Communications   3 cr

BUAD 345 Consumer Behavior   3 cr

PSY 258 Introduction to Personality   3 cr

SOC 380 Race, Class & Gender   3 cr

Communication Arts Major: Comprehensive Program

THEATER AND PERFORMANCE STUDIES EMPHASIS

A minimum of 54 credits is required including 12-credit Communication Arts Nucleus, six credits of upper-division Communication Arts electives, and the following:

COM 121 Introduction to Theatre   3 cr

COM 216 Dramatic Literature and Script Analysis   3 cr

COM 231 Technical Production I   3 cr

COM 235 Fundamentals of Acting   3 cr

COM 306 Scriptwriting   3 cr

COM 310 Introduction to Performance Studies   3 cr

COM 317 Studies in History of Performance Traditions (Special Topics taken twice)   3 cr

COM 323 Media/Arts Management   3 cr

COM 423 Presentational Aesthetics   3 cr

two of the following:

COM 324 Advanced Acting   3 cr

COM 327 Performers for Social Change   3 cr

COM 330 Technical Production II   3 cr

COM 431 Integrated Design for Media and Performance   3cr

Film Studies Emphasis

A minimum of 51 credits is required including the 12-credit Communication Arts Nucleus and the following:

COM 119 Introduction to Film   3 cr
COM 241 Media Writing  3 cr

COM 261 Introduction  to Audio Production   3 cr
COM 264 Introduction to Production & Theory  3 cr

COM 274 Public Relations Communication   3 CR
COM 306 Scriptwriting  3 cr

COM 346 Multimedia Communication   3 cr
COM 352 Advanced Cinema Studies  3 cr
One of the following:

COM 231 Technical Production I   3 cr

COM 235 Fundamentals of Acting   3 cr

Four of the following:

COM 310 Introduction to Performance Studies   3 cr

COM 323 Media/Arts Management   3 cr

COM 324 Advanced Acting   3 cr

COM 330 Technical Production II   3 cr

COM 362 Advanced Audio Production   3 cr

COM 389 Media Production: Narrative   3 cr

COM 390 Media Production: Documentary   3 cr

COM 406 Advanced Screen Writing & Producing   3 cr

COM 423 Presentational Aesthetics   3 cr

COM 490 Advanced Media Production   3 cr


Communication Arts Minor

The Communication Arts Minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits:

COM 205 Communication Arts I   3 cr

COM 305 Communication Arts II   3 cr

Communication Arts electives (three credits must be upper division)   9 cr

One of the Following:

Com 119 Introduction to film   3 cr

COM 121 Introduction to Theatre   3 cr

COM 151 Introduction to Mass Media   3 cr