The Media Communication major completes five foundation courses including one internship in their field of study. The public relations degree in Media Communication (seven courses) prepares students for careers in corporate, not-forprofit and agency public relations. The internship is integral to the Media Communication major. Junior and senior majors serve an apprenticeship at more than 30 nearby organizations, including media outlets, public relations agencies and not-for-profit.
Majors pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Media Communication must satisfy University Core Curriculum requirements and the College speech requirement, COMM 210. In addition, students must successfully complete 12 major courses, including an internship and a sufficient number of electives to total 120 credits. Majors are encouraged to apply electives toward a minor or second major.
|COMM||101||Introduction to Mass Media|
|COMM||111||Writing for the Mass Media|
|COMM||240||Digital Communication: Technology, Modes & Methods|
|COMM||200||Media Law and Ethics|
|and one of the following required Internships:|
|COMM||461||Washington Internship and Experiential Learning Seminar|
|COMM||220||Principles and Practices of Public Relations|
|COMM||305||Mass Communication Theory and Criticism|
|COMM||340||Mass Communication Research|
|COMM||350||Public Relations Techniques|
|COMM||420||Public Relations Case Studies|
One MRKT elective at the 300 Level or above