Aug 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Communications Media/Media Studies, BS

The Media Studies Track seeks to broadly educate students in communications media by encouraging them to develop their communication skills - written, oral, and visual. Courses include components to develop critical thinking, collaboration, and research skills. The flexibility of the program allows students to explore a range of courses in media theory, criticism, culture, and current media issues. Beginning level production courses introduce concepts of producing media messages.

Liberal Studies: 46-47

As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:

Mathematics: 3

Social Science:

Liberal Studies Electives: 6

  • no COMM courses or courses cross-listed with COMM

Major: 45

Writing-Intensive Course:

  • One writing-intensive COMM course Credits: 3

Controlled Electives: 6

  • Other COMM elective courses including courses from the above lists not taken as part of those requirements

Other Requirements: 21

  • Only courses outside Communications Media. At least 9 credits must be of 300 level or higher. A minor is strongly encouraged.

Free Electives: 7-8

Total Degree Requirements: 120