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Courses for a Degree in Communications

In addition to a focus on communications courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Journalism Courses:

  • Media and Society
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Infomania
  • Media Writing
  • Media Ethics
  • First Amendment
  • Diversity in Media
  • International Media
  • Strategic Communication
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Research Methods in Strategic Communication
  • Message Development
  • Strategic Campaigns
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Intro to Marketing

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology