Communications and Technology

Communications Library Resources 

Communications and Technology majors receive the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. A minimum Career GPA of 2.00 and a minimum Major GPA of 2.00 are required for graduation. Courses required in the major comprise the major GPA. Unless indicated, students must earn a grade of C- (1.70) or better in courses both in the major and in order to successfully complete the requirements for the major.

 

Major in Communications and Technology – 45 credits

Required in the Major:

COMM-110: Introduction to Communications (WOK: Behavioral)

COMM-251: Mass Media and Society (WOK: Behavioral)

COMM-253: Advanced Public Speaking Applications

COMM-310: Theories and Research Methods

COMM-401: Internship in Communications

COMM-498: Senior Seminar in Communications

CMTC-200: Introduction to Web Development and Design

CMTC-205: Computer Graphics Design I

CMTC-320: Presentations in Multimedia

CMTC-330: Introduction to Visual Basic Programming (4 credits) (WOK: Problem Solving)

Five courses (15 credits) chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester:

  • COMM-112: Television Workshop (1 credit course may be taken up to three times)
  • COMM-102: Newspaper Workshop (1 credit course may be taken up to three times)
  • COMM-221: Video Design and Production I
  • COMM-230: Audio Production
  • COMM-325: Video Design and Production II
  • COMM-281: Special Topics in Communications/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit.)
  • COMM-481: Advanced Special Topics in Communications/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit.)
  • CMTC-201: Web Page Design: Programming in xHTML
  • CMTC-210: Computer Graphics with Photoshop
  • CMTC-215: Desktop Publishing
  • CMTC-230: Information Systems for Organization
  • CMTC-305: Advanced Web Design
  • CMTC-340: Information Management

 

Sample Bachelor of Science: Communication and Technology Major/selected minor (declaration of minor not required for graduation):
Please note that this is a suggested academic plan only, it is not meant to address each student’s individual requirements or interests. Students will develop a personalized academic plan with a faculty advisor; however, it is the student’s responsibility to be aware of, register for, and successfully complete all of the requirements for graduation in the major.

 

 

Year One Fall 

15/16* 

Year Two Fall 

15 

Year Three Fall 

16 

Year Four Fall 

15/16* 

COMM-110
ENGL-101
RLST-104
Language 103
WOK or elective
FYIN-100*
COMM-251
GLST-201
RLST-2XX
COMM/CMTC elective
WOK or elective (WI)
CMTC-320
ETHS-201
COMM/CMTC elective
Minor #1 or elective
WOK or elective
Elective (1 cr)
COMM-310
COMM-401
Minor #3 or elective
Minor #4 or elective
WOK or elective
FYIN-101* with Internship
       

Year One Spring 

15/16* 

Year Two Spring 

13/14* 

Year Three Spring 

16 

Year Four Spring 

15 

CMTC-200
CMTC-205
ILAR-101
WOK or elective
PHED #1*
Swim Test*
CMTC-215
CMTC-230
COMM-253
WOK or elective (4 cr)
PHED #2*
CMTC-330
COMM/CMTC elective
Minor #2 or elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
Elective (1 cr)
COMM-498
Minor #5 or elective
Minor #6 or elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective

 

 

*Non-academic credit - these courses do not apply towards the minimum required for graduation.

Minimum Academic Credits required for graduation: 120