Semester 1  

Semester 1
Course Credits
COMM 100S - The Mass Media and Society (GS)
3.0
COMM 160 - Basic News Writing Skills
1.0
PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS)
or SOC 001 - Introductory Sociology (GS)
3.0
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)
or ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)
3.0
Foreign Language - (4.0)
4.0
Quantification (GQ)
3.0
Total Credits 17.0

Semester 2  

Semester 2
Course Credits
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)
3.0
STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics (GQ)
or Quantification (GQ)
3.0 - 4.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Foreign Language - (4.0)
4.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1.5
Other Cultures - (3 crs.)
3.0
Total Credits 17.5

Semester 3  

Semester 3
Course Credits
COMM 270 - Introduction to Multimedia Production
3.0
CAS 201 - Rhetorical Theory (GH)
or CAS 202 - Introduction to Communication Theory (GS)
3.0
PHIL 103 - Introduction to Ethics (GH)
or Humanities (GH)
3.0
Arts (GA)
3.0
Foreign Language - (4.0)
4.0
Total Credits 0.0

Semester 4  

Semester 4
Course Credits
COMM 260W - News Writing and Reporting
3.0
Communications - elective
3.0
B A - Elective
3.0
ENGL 202 - Effective Writing (GWS)
or Free - Elective
3.0
United State Cultures (US)
or International Cultures (IL)
3.0
Total Credits 15.0

Semester 5  

Semester 5
Course Credits
CAS 252 - Business and Professional Communications
3.0
MKTG 301 - Principles of Marketing
3.0
B A - Elective
3.0
Communications - elective
3.0
Natural Science (GN)
3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1.5
Total Credits 16.5

Semester 6  

Semester 6
Course Credits
MKTG 310 - Public Relations and Marketing
or Communications - elective
3.0
Communications - elective
3.0
BA - elective
3.0
Free - elective
3.0
Humanities (GH)
3.0
Natural Science (GN)
3.0
Total Credits 18.0

Semester 7  

Semester 7
Course Credits
COMM 304 - Mass Communication Research
3.0
COMM 370 - Public Relations
3.0
COMM 495 - Internship
or Communications - elective
3.0
Humanities (GH)
or United States Cultures - or International Cultures (US/IL)
3.0
Natural Science (GN)
3.0
Total Credits 15.0

Semester 8  

Semester 8
Course Credits
COMM 471 - Public Relations Media and Methods
3.0
COMM 494 - Research Project Courses
3.0
COMM 495 - Internship
or Communications - elective
3.0
Free - elective
3.0
United State Cultures (US)
or International Cultures (IL)
3.0
Total Credits 15.0