Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS)
In addition to completing the General Education core, 37 hours in Mass Communication courses are required:
The BA requires completion of 101,102, 201,202 sequence of a foreign language.
The BS requires 8 additional hours of science and/or math beyond the General Education core. No more than 42 hours of MC courses may be applied to the130 or more hours required to graduate.
Minor in Journalism
The minor in Journalism requires 21 credit hours, including MC 100, 200, 255, 265, 300, and electives approved by a Mass Communication adviser. Students majoring in Mass Communication may not minor in Journalism.
Minor in Mass Communication
The minor in Mass Communication requires 21 credit hours, including MC 100, 200, 215, 255, and electives approved by a Mass Communication adviser.
Minor in Public Relations
The minor in Public Relations requires 21 hours including MC 200, COMS 220, COMS 140, and elective approved by a Communication adviser. Click here for more information and a complete list of electives.
UM General Education Core Satisfied in Communication
*All undergraduate students at the University must complete the General Education Core, which includes COMS 101. THEA 120 and MC 325 are options to fulfill the Fine Arts requirement. COMS 320 and 430, MC 200, 255, 265, 300, 353, and 355, and THEA 300, 371, 417, 418, and 471 satisfy the writing reinforcement requirement