In order to graduate, you will also need to complete your general education and university requirements .
All HCOM majors must complete the following courses. In addition to a core set of courses (and options) HCOM majors must select a concentration area, completing all the required courses as described below for a particular concentration. One concentration course, unless otherwise indicated, must be an approved research or theory intensive course, indicated as (RTI) in the course lists below.
Students may not double count an HCOM core course and a concentration course, nor may they double count a concentration course for a required area within the major core.
MLO 1: Ethical and Effective Communication
Understand communication theories and apply them to create and interpret messages–and evaluate their ethics and effectiveness–in diverse contexts.
MLO 2: Social and Cultural Analysis
Understand and evaluate how social identities including ethnicity, race, class, religion, gender, sexuality, and/or ability might influence [relate to] people’s lived experiences, their cultural production and practices, and the social problems that shape their contexts.
MLO 3: Engaged Creative Practice
Develop competency in creative practice, such as creative writing, journalism, and/or media projects and community storytelling, that responds to a social issue and engages the public.
MLO 4: Humanistic Inquiry
Apply inquiry-based methods informed by humanistic traditions to investigate, interpret, and critique diverse ideas and texts.