/ Communication Department

Degree Planning

Plan out your classes as a communication major or minor and check out the course offerings for each semester

Four-year plan

Fall Semester Spring Semester
  • COMM 101
  • COMM 140
  • COMM 151
  • COMM 160
  • COMM 260
  • COMM 280
  • COMM 200 level
  • COMM 300 level
  • COMM 300 level
  • COMM 399 — Internship
  • Or off campus semester
  • COMM 400 level
 

Three-Year Plan

Fall Semester Spring Semester
  • COMM 101
  • COMM 151
  • COMM 140
  • COMM 160
  • COMM 260
  • COMM 280
  • COMM 200 level
  • COMM 300 level
  • COMM 300 level
  • COMM 399 — Internship
  • COMM 400 level

two-year plan 

Fall Semester Spring Semester
  • COMM 101
  • COMM 160
  • COMM 140
  • COMM 151 
  • COMM 200 level
  • COMM 260
  • COMM 280
  • COMM 300 level
  • COMM 300 level
  • COMM 399 — Internship
  • COMM 400 level

two-year plan for a minor

Fall Semester Spring Semester
  • COMM 101 or 160
  • COMM 150
  • COMM 140
  • COMM 200 level
  • COMM 300 level
  • COMM 200, 300, or 400 level

Fall elective courses 

  • COMM 210 – Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 220 – Task Group Leadership
  • COMM 240 – Intergroup Dialogue
  • COMM 251 – Media Production I – Multimedia Storytelling
  • COMM 255 – Writing for Media
  • COMM 257 – Communication for Public Relations

  • COMM 335 – Leadership Skills & Perspectives
  • COMM 357 – Documentary
  • COMM 371 – Intercultural Communication (even years)
  • COMM 372 – Gender Communication (odd years)

  • COMM 451 – Media Theory
  • COMM 470 – Cultural Communication Theory
  • COMM 480 – Communication Honors

Spring Elective Courses

  • COMM 231 – Communication & Conflict
  • COMM 251 – Media Production I – Multimedia Storytelling
  • COMM 257 – Communication for Public Relations

  • COMM 320 – Family Communication
  • COMM 330 – Organizational Communication
  • COMM 340 – Intergroup Dialogue Practicum
  • COMM 354 – Digital Cinema – Film Production
  • COMM 356 – Advanced Media Writing
  • COMM 360 – Persuasion

  • COMM 460 – Communication Theory
  • COMM 463 – Rhetorical Theory

In addition to the courses listed above we will occasionally offer COMM 395 – Special Topics courses on subjects such as Political Communication, Sports Broadcasting, Global Communication, New Media, etc.