Requirements for Communication Arts Majors and Minors
The communication arts major is available as a bachelor of arts degree only.
The Department of Theatre and Communication Arts offers coursework in two distinct disciplines, which are identified accordingly: those supporting Theatre (THTR) and those supporting Communication Arts COMM). Courses serving both areas are labeled TACA.
For a Communication Arts Major: 39 credits, including 130, 140, 220, 230, 255, 340, 455, and 476. In addition, students select two courses from among 233, 332, 335, 430 and two courses from among 353, 355, 420, THTR 181. Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in courses meeting major requirements.
For a Communication Arts minor: 23 credits including core courses 140, 255, 340; one course from among 130*, 230*, 233*; one course from among 130*, 230*, 233*, 332, 335, 430; one course from among 220, 353, 355, 420, 455; and one additional COMM elective from among those courses outside the core with at least three COMM courses at the 300 or 400 level. Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in courses meeting minor requirements.
*None of these courses may fulfill more than one requirement within the minor.