Nov 16, 2018  
2018-19 University Bulletin 
    
2018-19 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communications, B.A.: Media Studies Concentration


NY State Program Code: 04094
HEGIS Code: 0601.00
CIP Code: 09.0199

General Education


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major. Students completing the B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirement. There is no University requirement for a foreign language for the B.A. degree awarded by other schools of the University or for other bachelor’s degrees such as the B.S. or B.F.A. The State of New York requires 3 credits of a foreign language or passing score on the NY State Regents test in a language other than English. 

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communications


Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 42
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 42
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
 COM (0108) 102 Communication Theory 3 or ✓            
 COM (0108) 103 History of Media & Communication 3 or ✓            
 COM (0108) 225 Basic Media Production 3 or ✓ or ✓ or ✓        
 COM (0108) 410 Senior Thesis Seminar 3             or ✓
 Communication Electives1 9
 Concentration2 21
 *Level I-IV Language (for B.A. only)  0-12 or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓
 *Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement.
1Any 3 courses offered by the Communications Department.
2Choose one area of Concentration.

Media Studies Concentration