Sep 25, 2018  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019

Communication Arts (B.A.)


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Communication Arts majors and minors must complete each of the required courses in the major or minor with a grade of C or better. Failure to achieve a grade of C or better in any required course necessitates repeating the course until the minimum requirements are met.

Requirements


Foundations


(12 credits)   These courses introduce foundational concepts and competencies for understanding, evaluating and creating visual stories.  All are required.

Development Requirements


To develop concepts and competencies more specific to particular media forms and cultural contexts, students select a blend of introductory, intermediate and advanced courses suited to their vocation. NOTE: The department offers various “pathways” for movement through the curriculum, based on a student’s vocational interest and career goals. Please see your departmental advisor.

Study Abroad Programs

Up to 12 credits from the following study abroad programs may be applied to the major in the Intermediate and Advanced category. Internship is required.

Internship or Independent Study


All students will be required to complete a minimum of two credits in an internship or independent study. Internships from approved study abroad programs are accepted for this requirement.

Capstone Experience (4 credits)


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