Introductory Courses—12 hours
- COMM 2213 Media Production
- COMM 2223 Foundations of Communication
- COMM 2203 Introduction to Mass Communication
- COMM 2303 Survey of New Media
Core Courses—9 hours
- COMM 4643 Writing for the Media
- COMM 3903 Communication Research Methods
- RHET 3103 Editing for Usage, Style, and Clarity
Capstone Course—1 hour
- COMM 4801 Senior Seminar
Degree Electives—17 hours
- COMM 3143 Special Topics in Media Communication
- COMM 3503 Digital Media
- COMM 3803 Digital Games and Simulations
- COMM 3801 Publications Staff (May be repeated for 3 hrs.)
- COMM 4203 Culture and Communication
- COMM 4633 Hypertext Theories and Practice
- COMM 4223 Broadcasting for New Media
- COMM 4733 Media Ethics
- COMM 4743 Communication Law
- COMM 493V Independent Project (Special permission needed)
- COMM 495V Communication Internship
- SPCH 2223 Advanced Public Speaking
- RHET 4123 Editing as a Profession
- RHET 4523 Arguing Public Issues
- RHET 3503 Writing Arguments
32 hours of additional degree requirements which includes 18 for a minor and 14 hours of electives
The Media Communication program is available as a major leading to the Bachelor of Arts and a minor requiring 18 hours of coursework.
Upon completion of the bachelor's degree, students will be able to:
- Create digital photographs, video, text, and audio content.
- Discuss communication theorists and apply basic communication theories.
- Evaluate media images in the context of ethical, theoretical, or cultural milieus.
- Produce media with proficient post-production techniques.