A minimum of 55 credits is required including the 12-credit Communication Arts Nucleus, six credits of upper-division Communication Arts electives:
|Communication Arts Nucleus|
|COM 205||Communication Arts I||3|
|COM 284||Sophomore Portfolio||1|
|COM 305||Communication Arts II||3|
|COM 405||Communications Arts III||3|
|COM 484||Communication Arts Seminar||2|
And the following:
|COM 121||Introduction to Theatre||3|
|COM 216||Dramatic Literature and Script Analysis||3|
|COM 231||Technical Production I||4|
|COM 235||Fundamentals of Acting||3|
|COM 310||Introduction to Performance Studies||3|
|COM 317||Studies in Theatre and Performance (Taken twice with different subject focus)||3|
|COM 323||Media/ Arts Management||3|
|Select two of the following:||6-10|
|Technical Production II|
Capstone Course Requirement
The following course fulfills the capstone course requirement for the Communication Arts Major: COM 484 COMMUNICATION ARTS SEMINAR.
Undergraduate programs require a minimum of 120 semester credits for graduation. Of those 120 credits, 40 credits must be in upper-division courses (those marked 300 and above). Fifteen of these 40 upper-division credits must be earned in courses that are part of the standard or comprehensive major program being pursued.
Students are expected to review all graduation requirements, which can be found in the Western Undergraduate Catalog: Graduation Requirements.