Mass Communication - Degree Map

Freshman 

Fall Semester / credits

  • ENG 101 -3
  • Gen Ed - 12

Spring Semester / credits

  • ENG 102 - 3
  • Gen Ed - 12

Sophomore 

Fall Semester / credits

  • COMM 255 - 3
  • COMM 275 - 3
  • COMM 280 - 3
  • Gen Ed/Electives - 9

Spring Semester / credits

  • ENG 226 - 3
  • COMM 293 - 3
  • Electives - 9 

Junior 

Fall Semester / credits

  • COMM 327 - 3
  • COMM 350 - 3
  • Electives - 9 

Spring Semester / credits

  • COMM 340 - 3
  • Elective toward COMM Major - 3
  • Electives - 9

Summer

Summer Semester/ Credits 

  • COMM 496 optional; otherwise take COMM 379 

Senior 

Fall Semester / credits

  • COMM 457 - 3
  • COMM 379 (or spring) - 3 
  • Electives toward COMM major -3 
  • Electives - 6-9 

Spring Semester / credits

  • COMM 360 - 3
  • COMM 430 - 3
  • COM 379 (or fall) 
  • Electives - 6-9

Notes:

  • Students should check with their advisor to ensure their major area will be offered in the semesters indicated and adjust accordingly if the emphasis course if off-rotation
  • Gen Ed courses can be taken in any of the designated semesters; science classes should be taken earlier than indicated if the student has completed Math
  • Students must take 15 credits per semester in order to complete in 4 years

This degree map may change at any time, and ASU does not guarantee its accuracy. Always consult with your major advisor before registering for courses. It is your responsibility to know the requirements for your degree.