Major Requirements (39 Credits)

Required Courses (18 Credits)
COM 105Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
COM 201Fundamentals of Media Studies and Criticism
COM 203Communication Research Methods
COM 204Media Ecology
COM 301Globalization and Media
COM 350Mediated Relationships
Capstone Requirement (3 Credits)

One of the following:

COM 497Senior Research Seminar in Communication and Media Studies
COM 498Internship in Communication and Media Studies
Major Electives (12 Credits)

Four of the following, two of which must be at or above 300-level:

COM 202Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
COM 220TSymbolizing Scottish Folk
COM 225TTechnologized Bodies: Mobile ICTs in the City
COM 230TCommunication, Fashion, and the Formation of Taste
COM 295Media Consumption, Fashion, and Identity
COM 302Intercultural Communication: Theory, Research, and Practice
COM 310Issues in Journalism
COM 326Digital Communication: Theory and Strategy
COM 347Organizational Communication
COM 352Environmental Discourses
COM 370Topics in Communication and Media Studies
COM 497Senior Research Seminar in Communication and Media Studies
COM 498Internship in Communication and Media Studies
Interdisciplinary Electives (6 Credits)

Two of the following:

AHT 213Art and Ideas: Exploring Vision
AHT 216Introduction to the History of Photography
AHT 338The City and Its Representation in the 20th Century
AHT 361The Visual Culture of Disaster
AHT 362Visual Semiotics: Signs and Symbols in Art, Architecture, Film, and Fashion
BUS 285Integrated Marketing Communications
BUS 410Organizational Behavior and Leadership
CLCS 200Gender and Sexuality in a Global Context
CLCS 220Inventing the Past: The Uses of Memory in a Changing World
CLCS 225Music and Popular Culture from the 1950s to the 1990s
CLCS 230Science / Fiction: Envisioning the Possible
CLCS 241Forbidden Acts: Queer Studies and Performance
CLCS 242Representations of Poverty in Literature, Film and the Media
CLCS 243The Cultural Politics of Sports
CLCS 300(Re)Defining Masculinity
CLCS 320Culture, Class, Cuisine: Questions of Taste
CLCS 330The Politics of Mobility: Exile and Immigration
CLCS 340Fashion and Popular Culture
CLCS 350Culture and Human Rights
CLCS 360Critical Race Studies in a Global Context
CLCS 371Law and Culture
ECN 355WPolitical Economy: Theories and Issues
ENV 200Understanding Environmental Issues
ENV 220Ecocritical Approaches to Literature
FRE 374Introduction to French Cinema
FRE 376French Cinema: The New Wave
GER 373German Film as Medium of Culture
GER 376Screening Swissness: An Introduction to Swiss-German Film
HIS 325Human Rights in History
IS 280TItalian Cinema on Location: Projections of the Eternal City in Italian Film and Cultural Studies
ITA 353Italian Theater Workshop
ITA 373Italian Film and Society
ITA 374Italian Cinema
LIT 201Deception
LIT 243On Being Human
LIT 256Britain in Fragments: Literary Production from 1945 to the Present
LIT 305Home
LIT 320Elective Ties: Love, Friendship, Community
PSY 201Social Psychology
PSY 202Developmental Psychology
PSY 203Theories of Personality
PSY 210Cognitive Psychology
PSY 220Multicultural Psychology
PSY 310Organizational Psychology
PSY 315Environmental Psychology
STA 200Computer Graphics in Advertising
STA 209The Video Essay: From Conception to Projection
STA 279The Video Essay and Photography on Location in Europe
STA 300Computer Graphics in Advertising, Advanced

*All Bachelor of Arts degrees require a total of 120 credits consisting of Core Requirements, Major Requirements, and General Elective courses. Prerequisites may be required for courses outside of the major.