Culture and Communication Major — B.A.
|Culture and Communications B.A. Major Requirements||63-75|
|Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 1||16-28|
|CLTC 10000||Introduction to Culture and Communication||3|
|CMST 12000||Comm, Culture, & Rhetoric||3|
|CNPH 10100||Introduction to Film Aesthetics and Analysis||3|
|TVR 12100||Introduction to Mass Media||3|
|TVR 22000||Global Flow of Information||3|
|CLTC 48000||Senior Seminar in Culture and Communication||3|
|Select two courses with the Culture and Communication Attribute “CCCS”, designated to develop skills in oral, written, digital and/or media communication. At least one course must be at level-2 or above.||6|
|Select one course with the Culture and Communication Attribute “CCRM”, that focuses on communications research perspectives and/or methodologies, related to the student's interests and area of concentration.||3|
|Students develop an 18 credit concentration that allows them to develop an area of expertise through interdisciplinary upper-level coursework. Concentrations must fulfill the following criteria: 1||18|
•consist of at least six courses
•contain at least three courses at level 3 or level 4
•courses taken for Foundation, Research Perspectives, or Communication Skills requirements cannot also be counted as part of the concentration.
|Majors are required to complete a foreign language through the intermediate level or to demonstrate proficiency as part of their degree requirements. 2||0-12|
|Majors are required to complete a minor outside of communication studies.||18-21|
Concentrations will be self-designed by the student in collaboration with the program's coordinator, with a thesis statement describing the focus and connections between the course. All concentrations must be submitted for approval by the Culture and Communication Steering Committee by the end of the student's sophomore year. Although the concentrations do not require a credit-bearing internship or study abroad, students are encouraged to seek such opportunities either for credit or as part of a summer experience.
This may require up to four courses, depending on the level of proficiency demonstrated.