2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Media and Communication, A.B.

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Major Requirements

Majors will complete a minimum of nine courses including the following:

  • COM 201 - Media & Society 1 course unit
  • COM 231 - Documentary Research 1 course unit
  • COM 301 - Media Theory & Methods 1 course unit
  • Five electives within the major, including at least one course from each of the three distribution areas:  Discovery, Structure, Practice.  (201, 231, 301, and the CUE do not count towards the distribution requirement in the major.  They should normally be taken in sequential semesters, with 201 and 301 completed by the end of the sophomore year.)  At least two of these electives must be numbered 300 or above.

Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE)

All majors must fulfill the Media and Communication CUE requirement in the senior year. There are several pathways to fulfilling the CUE and students may choose from the following:


COM 201 - Media & Society  will normally be completed prior to fulfilling additional major requirements.  The three required courses and the CUE do not count towards fulfillment of distribution requirements in the major.

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