The Degree of Bachelor of Arts with a Comprehensive Major in Communication Arts

Print Options

A student must complete the Core requirements and one of the Options listed in addition to the Essential Studies requirements. Students pursuing this comprehensive major are strongly recommended to enroll in MATH 232 APPLIED STATISTICS, to fulfill the Essential Studies requirement in Mathematics (Outcome #6).

Core Requirements

Essential Studies
Core Requirements
CA 233PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING3
CA 234PHOTOJOURNALISM3
CA 238INTRO TO MASS MEDIA3
CA 260INTRO TO COMMUNICATION THEORY3
CA 333NEWS JOURNALISM3
CA 334THEORIES/PRACTICE OF PERSUASION3
CA 346INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION3
or CA 442 GLOBALIZATION, CULTURE & MEDIA
CA 351ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION3
CA 390INTERNSHIP IN COMMUNICATION3
or CA 391 INTERNSHIP IN JOURNALISM
CA 430COMMUNICATION RESEARCH METHODS3
Select one of the following options:21-24
Total Credits51-54

Interpersonal Communication Option

Core Requirements30
CA 130INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION3
CA 225COMMUNICATING IN GROUPS AND TEAMS3
CA 330CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND MEDIATION3
CA 353HEALTH COMMUNICATION3
CA 420RELATIONAL AND FAMILY COMMUNICATION3
CA 440GENDERED COMMUNICATION3
CA 450COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGNS3
Total Credits51

Journalism Option

Core Requirements30
ART 229INTRO TO GRAPHIC DESIGN3
CA 133MEDIA WRITING3
CA 231INTRO TO DIGITAL PUBLISHING3
CA 335MEDIA ADVERTISING3
CA 431AMEDIA PROJECTS6
CA 434EDITING & DESIGN3
CA 443MEDIA LAW3
Total Credits54

Public Relations Option

Core Requirements30
CA 133MEDIA WRITING3
CA 231INTRO TO DIGITAL PUBLISHING3
CA 250INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC RELATIONS:PRINCIPLES, PROCESSES & PRACTICES3
CA 335MEDIA ADVERTISING3
CA 350APPLIED PUBLIC RELATIONS: CONCEPTS & PRACTICES-INTERMEDIATE STUDIES IN PR3
CA 434EDITING & DESIGN3
CA 443MEDIA LAW3
CA 450COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGNS3
Total Credits54