Degrees & Requirements

MCOM video students

In consultation with the advisor, majors may follow individual interests and choose courses leading to careers in print, broadcasting, graphic design, or corporate online and multi-media communication. 


  • Mass Communications (B.A.)

    MCOM 101 Mass Media and Society (3)
    MCOM 202 Writing, Reporting and Editing I (4)
    MCOM 204 Beginning Publication Design (3)
    MCOM 210 Electronic Media Production (3)
    MCOM 302 Writing, Reporting and Editing II (3)
    MCOM 390 Persuasive Communication (3)
    MCOM 451 Media Law and Ethics (3)
    One course from: (3-6)
    MCOM 470 Internship
    MCOM 480 Senior Project

    Two additional courses in Mass Communications (6)
    Total31-34
    STAT 162 Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences (4)
    Minor or Contextual Support Area (18)

    *Chosen in consultation with advisor.

  • Minor in Mass Communications

    A student may minor in mass communications by completing 101, 202, 210, 390, 451, and one additional course other than 470, 471, or 480.

  • Minor in Visual Communications

    A student may minor in visual communications by completing 101, 210, 204, 390, 404, and 451.


  • This information is effective using the most recent Academic Catalog for more detailed course descriptions you can view the Academic Catalog here.

    For Current Students, you may check your individual degree requirements using Self-Service. More information in regards to this can be found on the Registrar’s page.