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B.S. Liberal Studies Communication Concentration

The Communication Concentration
The Communication Concentration provides students with a broad-based foundation in the discipline through courses in mass communication, writing, communication theory, and interpersonal and small-group communication.

This concentration is designed for individuals pursuing careers in corporate communication, media management, journalism, or other mass media-related fields.

Concentration Requirements

2010-ClarionCall-2Required courses (9 credits):

  • MMAJ 101: Mass Media and Society
  • CMST 110: Introduction to Human Communication
  • MMAJ 140: Media Writing

Elective courses (12 credits, at least 9 credits at 300/400 level):

Available courses include: 

  • CMST 300: Communication in Organizations              
  • CMST 320: Gender and Communication
  • CMST 420: Cross-Cultural Communication
  • MMAJ 100: Introduction to Mass Media
  • MMAJ 312: Public Relations Principles and Practices
  • MMAJ 313: Journalism Principles and Practices
  • MMAJ 314: Advertising Principles and Practices
  • MMAJ 320: Mass Communication Research
  • MMAJ 340: News Writing
  • MMAJ 422: Mass Media Law
  • MMAJ 441: Advanced Media Writing
  • MMAJ 443: Promotional Writing  

Total:                         21 credits

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