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Department of Communication and Media

Required Courses

Course #
Name
Prereqs
Fulfills
COM1020
Public Communication
None
 
COM2010
Research Inquiry
Declared Communication Majors Only
 
COM2401
Intro to Mass Communication
None
SOSC
COM2601
Intro to Interpersonal Communication
None
SOSC
COM2701
Intro to Organizational Communication
None
SOSC
COM2801
Intro to Applied Communication
None
 
COM3312W
TV Criticism
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801      
(open to Film Minors)
W
COM3322
Radio Production
None
 
COM3350W
Media Industries and Organizations
None
 W
COM3360
Visual Communication
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801    
 
COM3401
Principles of Public Relations
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801     
 
COM3420
The Film Experience
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801  
(open to
Film Minors)
AL
COM3422
Intro to TV Production
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801     
(open to
Film Minors)
X
COM3450
Basic Digital Photography
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801 
(open to Film Minors)  
AL
COM3452
Newspaper I
None
X
COM3453
Newspaper II
None
X
COM3454
Intro to Journalism
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801   
 
COM3529
The Future of Media: Integrated Marketing Communication  
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801 
X
COM3586
Sports Communication
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801   
 
COM3621
Conflict Management
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801   
 
COM3625
Health Campaigns
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801 
 
COM3742
Com and Nonprofit Organizing
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801    
(open to ESS
and SOCIAL JUSTICE students)
X
COM3850W
Communication Internship
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801 and Consent of the Instructor
X and W
COM3851
Summer Communication Internship
COM1020 or COM2010 or COM2401 or COM2801 and Consent of the Instructor
X
WRT3050W
Business Communication
None
W
COM4011
Advanced Special Topics
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4100W
Humor and Media
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
W
COM4132
Mass Media and American Politics
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
SOSC
COM4222
Political Communication
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4265
Feminist Media Studies
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
(open to
WGS students)
D and W
COM4274
Media Ethics
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4281
Media Marathoning
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4326
New Media & Digital Com
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4420
History of Photography
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
Humanities/AL
COM4400
Advanced Mass Communication
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4510
Persuasion and Social Influence
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4520
Gender and Communication
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801 
(open to
WGS students)
 
COM4531
Intercultural Communication
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
(open to
WGS and SOCIAL JUSTICE students)
SOSC and D
COM4543
Lying & Deception
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4625
Health Communication
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4633
Advanced Interpersonal Communication
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4705
Leadership & Collaboration
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4740
Advanced Organizational Theory
COM1020 COM2401 COM2801
 
COM4801
Directed Study
Consent of instructor
 
COM4850
Experiential Directed Study
Consent of instructor
 
COM4900
Senior Seminar
 COM1020
COM2010
COM2401 COM2801
and Senior Standing
 

Learning Opportunities 

In addition to these courses, the Department of Communication and Media frequently brings in experts from the area to teach special courses covering a variety of topics. Furthermore, we encourage students to develop Directed Studies based on their research interests.