Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Media and Journalism
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Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Media and Journalism

 (Applicable for the 2017-2018 Bulletin.)

First Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 110, Communication in the Digital Age3
Math elective3
FYS 100, First Year Seminar3
Social Science Community Elective3
AUCW or AUCC3
DIA 100, Dialogue1
Total Credits = 16

First Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 240, Introduction to Media3
WRT 110, Academic Writing I3
AUCS3
Humanities elective3
Information Technology elective3
Total Credits = 15

Second Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM media technology elective*3
CMM media sub-group requirement**3
WRT 210, Foundations of Argument3
Lab Science4
Humanities Diversity elective3
Total Credits = 16

Second Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 250W, Fundamentals of Journalism, or CMM 253W, Writing for the Media3
CMM media criticism elective***3
Social Science elective3
AUCA3
Elective3
DIA 200, Career Dialogue1
Total Credits = 16

Third Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM media sub-group requirement**3
CMM media sub-group elective****3
AUCT (not AUCT 150)4
Humanities elective3
Elective3
Total Credits = 16

Third Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 311, Research Methods in Communication3
CMM media sub-group elective****3
CMM W elective*****3
Arts elective3
Elective3
Total Credits = 15

Fourth Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 411, Communication Theory3
CMM media criticism elective***3
Electives9
Total Credits = 15

Fourth Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CMM 406 (Internship)3
Electives12
Total Credits = 15

*Choose from CMM 242, 244, or 281

**Choose from MEDIA PRODUCTION SUB-GROUP (CMM 324, 345) or JOURNALISM SUB-GROUP (CMM 329, 350W) or MEDIA OPERATIONS SUB-GROUP (Take 2 from CMM 346, 415, 430) or MEDIA STUDIES SUB-GROUP(Take 2 from CMM 210, 425, 449). Note: Some courses may require a pre-requisite.

***Choose from CMM 210, 318, 330, 346, 362, 415, 425, 430, 449, and 450. Note: Some courses may required a pre-requisite.

****Choose from MEDIA PRODUCTION SUB-GROUP (CMM 406, 440, 442, 481) or JOURNALISM SUB-GROUP (CMM 315, 317W, 353, 354W, 356W, 406, 432, 445) or MEDIA OPERATIONS SUB-GROUP (CMM 260, 271, 405, 444, EC 101, MUM 120) or MEDIA STUDIES SUB-GROUP (CMM 210, 318, 330, 346, 362, 415, 425, 430, 449, and 450). Courses taken to fulfill the Media Studies sub-group do NOT double count as "Criticism and Analysis" courses.  Note: Some courses may require a pre-requisite.

*****Writing intensive courses are indicated by a W after the course number.

Each major must successfully complete CMM 110, 311, 411, and either CMM 250W or 253W, and achieve an overall GPA of at least 2.25 in the major to graduate as a Communication major.

CMM 311 and 411 should be taken in the junior or senior year.