Media Studies

Introductory Courses (1000 level)

Students must complete the 2 required introductory courses:

  • COM 1000 - Surv of Communication Studies
  • COM 1100 - Public Speaking

Theory Courses (2000 level)

Students must choose at least one (1) theory class from the following:

  • COM 2300 - Theories of Mass Communication
  • COM 2340 - Theories of Visual Communication & Culture

Students may choose one (1) additional theory class from the following:

  • COM 2200 - Theories of Rhetoric
  • COM 2280 - Theories of Persuasion
  • COM 2440 - Theories of Organizational Com

Advanced Topics Courses (3000 level)

Students must choose three (3) Media Studies course from the following:

  • COM 3340 - Film History
  • COM 3341 - Gender and Film
  • COM 3342 - International Cinema
  • COM 3343 - Contemporary Cinema
  • COM 3351 - Media & Society
  • COM 3352 - Media & Technology
  • COM 3353 - Media & Politics
  • COM 3354 - Media Criticism
  • COM 3355 - Media Effects

Students must also complete one of the following classes:

  • COM 3301 - Intro to Film & Video Production
  • COM 3321 - Interactive Media Design I

Students must choose any other (1) non-media studies/production course at the 3000 level.

Advanced Research Courses (4000 level)

Students must take both:

  • COM 4001 - Qualitative Research in COM
  • COM 4002 - Quantitative Research in COM

Capstone Course (5000 level)

Students must complete the Capstone Course:

  • COM 5050 - Communication Research