- Bachelor of Arts
- Master of Arts (see Graduate Degree Program web page for information)
Students complete a core of required courses for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Communication. The curriculum focuses on both theoretical understandings and applied skills, and is supplemented by fieldwork, practica and internships.
Internships / Practica
A Communication major is required to complete an internship or practicum. The Department believes that practica and internships are important adjuncts to learning. These experiences are available both on and off campus in the communication areas of radio, television, public relations, journalism, organizational communication and forensics. Internships and practica are taken for pass/no credit.
Independent Study and Independent Research Requirements
Students enrolling in independent study and/or independent research through the department must satisfy the following requirements:
- The student must have a department GPA of 3.0 or higher and the permission of the instructor.
- The student must have completed all category II courses for the particular emphasis area of the major.