Communication Arts Major: Standard Program Communication Emphasis

Program Requirements 

All standard majors require a minor in a second discipline or a second major.

A minimum of 36 credits is required including the 12-credit Communication Arts Nucleus, 12 credits of upper-division Communication Arts electives:

Communication Arts Nucleus
COM 205Communication Arts I3
COM 284Sophomore Portfolio1
COM 305Communication Arts II3
COM 405Communications Arts III3
COM 484Communication Arts Seminar2
Total Credits12

And the following:

COM 241Media Writing3
COM 264Introduction to Production and Theory3
COM 274Public Relations Communication3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Film
Introduction to Theatre (GT-AH1)
Introduction to Mass Media (GT-AH2)
Total Credits12

Capstone Course Requirement

The following course fulfills the capstone course requirement for the Communication Arts Major: COM 484 COMMUNICATION ARTS SEMINAR.

Graduation Requirements

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