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Communication Arts Curriculum

Common Core Courses: (36 hours)

CA131G-FA Media for Social Change (4)

CA230 Photography I: Digital and Darkroom Basics (4)

CA231 Concept and Composition (4)

CA234 Public Speaking (2)

CA340 Design for Communication I: Illustration and Photo Documentation (4)

CA341 Design for Communication II: Layout and Typography (4)

CA364 Social Media Management (4)

CA470 Internship (4)

CA495 Senior Studio       (2)

MA330 Business Law (4)

COMMUNICATION ARTS MAJOR WITH JOURNALISM AND PUBLIC RELATIONS CONCENTRATION: a total of 52 hours with grades of “C-” or better is required. Courses other than those offered only as pass/no pass may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis for this major.

Required Courses: Common Core 36 hours

Required Courses:

EN131 Writing III: Advanced Writing and Practice (4)

CA330 Copywriting and Copy Editing* (4)

CA361 Event Coordination and Logistics (4)

Required: 4 hours from the following.

CA331 Photography II: Advanced Digital (4)

CA350 Topics in Communication Arts (4)

CJ339 Criminal Law and Investigation* (4)

EN336 Creative Writing (4)

MA339 Business Communications* (4)

MK337 Consumer Marketing* (4)

PS344 Political Problems* (4)

RP332 Mediation* (4)

SY333G-SS Environmental Sociology & Communications    (4)

TH350 Advanced Topics in Theatre* (4)

*prerequisite required

COMMUNICATION ARTS MAJOR WITH VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS DESIGN CONCENTRATION: a total of 52 hours with grades of “C-” or better is required. Courses other than those offered only as pass/no pass may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis for this major.

Required Courses: Common Core 36 hours

Required Courses: 8 hours from the following.

CA331 Photography II: Advanced Digital (4)

CA334 Production I: Video and Script (4)

CA335 Production II: Studio and Sound (4)

Required: 8 hours from the following.

CA350 Topics in Communication Arts (4)

TH335 Lighting Design* (4)

TH336 Scene Design* (4)

*prerequisite required.

COMMUNICATION ARTS MINOR: a total of 26 hours is required.

Required courses:

CA131G-FA Media for Social Change (4)

CA230 Photography I: Digital and Darkroom Basics (4)

CA231 Concept and Composition (4)

CA234 Public Speaking (2)

CA340 Design for Communication I: Illustration and Photo Documentation (4)

CA341 Design for Communication II: Layout and Typography (4)

CA364 Social Media Management (4)