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 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 241||Media Writing||3|
|COM 264||Introduction to Production and Theory||3|
|COM 274||Public Relations Communication||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Introduction to Film|
|Introduction to Theatre|
|Introduction to Mass Media|
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.