Communications Major, BA
Prepares students for a variety of careers such as law, mass communications, video production, advertising, and public relations and also offers students a great deal of flexibility to design a course of study according to their interests.
Major Completion Summary
|University Core Requirements||44-55|
University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)
See complete University Core requirements.
|Complete University Core Requirements||44-55|
Major Requirements (42 Credits)
Students who wish to complete a minor in Journalism or Public Relations must fulfill minor requirements under Open Electives. Overlap with major is not permitted. Students must complete MCA 393 Intern Program I as a major requirement. Majors may complete up to an additional 3 credits of MCA 393 Intern Program I as Open Electives.
|Required Major Courses|
|MCA 226||Writing for the Electronic Media||3|
|MCA 227||Writing for the Print Media||3|
|MCA 393||Intern Program I||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Public Relations Campaigns|
|Select two of the following:||6-7|
|Writing Public Relations Copy|
|Creative Writing for Broadcast Media|
|Writing for Advertising|
|Required Major Electives|
|Select eight courses in MCA and JRN 1||24|
Open Electives (31-42 Credits)
|Select 31-42 credits 1||31-42|
With department chair's approval may include an additional 3 credits of internship.