May 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies, B.A.

The curriculum for a communication studies major is composed of a minimum of nine units designed around two components: (1) a common core of three fundamental courses, and (2) courses that support an understanding of theories and research in communication studies.

Requirements for Communication Studies Major (9 units)

Common Core

All majors must complete the common core, which consists of three units:

Beyond the Core:

Each communication studies major must choose three units from each of following lists.

In Addition:

All COMM 287 , COMM 288 , COMM 289  and COMM 387 , COMM 388 , COMM 389  courses (Selected Topics) offered will be accepted as electives toward the major. Students may complete multiple Selected Topics courses and count them toward the major, but may not complete the same course more than once. In addition, internships (COMM 391 , COMM 392 ) and directed studies (COMM 411 , COMM 412 ) may be counted toward the major if they are approved by the department in advance and are taken within the Communication Studies Department (as COMM 391 , COMM 392 , COMM 411 , or COMM 412 ).