For questions or additional information, students can contact Dr. Frank Pérez at Cotton Memorial 202, (915)747-6287 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . Students may also contact Dr. Tom Ruggiero at (915)747-5762 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Students need to complete:
COMMUNICATION CORE COURSES (9 hours)
COMM 1370: Introduction to Communication Studies
This is an introduction to the various fields of communication.
COMM 3371: Communication Theory and Analysis
This class covers various communication theory that apply to all communication disciplines, ranging from intrapersonal communication to mass communication.
Prerequisite: COMM 1370.
COMM 4372: Methods of Research in Communication
Here, you will address various social science methodologies used to conduct research in the field of communication.
Prerequisites: Senior standing and MATH 1320 with a grade of "C" or better.
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM CORE COURSES (21 hours)
Students must take:
COMM 2310: Basic Multimedia Writing
COMM 2344: Digital Video and Audio Production
COMM 2373: Intermediate Multimedia Writing
COMM 3313: News Gathering and Investigation
Emphasis on developing and writing news stories of substance and depth for publication. Emphasis on more complex issues and story structures with development of journalistic writing style. Includes news features, interpretive and investigative reporting and news gathering.
COMM 3316: Digital Photography
COMM 4313: Applied Interactive Magazine
COMM 4371: Communication Law and Society
A study of the rights and responsibilities imposed upon and exercised by the mass media under the American system of law. Ethical considerations in exercising responsibilities vested in the media are highlighted.
ELECTIVES (9 hours)
Any upper-division course except those included in sequence requirements for this major. Course Catalog
Last updated 08-02-2010 by Lourdes Cueva Chacón.