Bachelor of Arts in Media Industry and Communication, Online-Only

Degree Requirements

Completion of the General Studies Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Completion of the Communication requirements (42 hours):

  • COMM 100: Public Speaking (3 hours)
  • COMM 255: Fundamentals of Media Communication (3 hours)
  • COMM 230: Media Writing (3 hours)
  • BUS 265: Business Communication (3 hours)
  • COMM 293: Media Practicum (3 hours)
  • COMM 327: Social Media (3 hours)
  • COMM 345: Business of Radio & TV (3 hours)
  • COMM 355: Public Relations & Strategic Communication (3 hours)
  • COMM 365: Digital Filmmaking (3 hours)
  • COMM 380: Spanish Media (3 hours)
  • COMM 425: Media Research Methods (3 hours)
  • COMM 430: Diversity in Media (3 hours)
  • COMM 457: First Amendment & Copyright (3 hours)
  • COMM 496: Communication Internship (3 hours)

An E-Portfolio of the student’s work must be submitted during the senior year.

  • Guidelines for assembling the portfolio and deadlines for submissions are available from the department chair, the program coordinator or major advisor.

A minor in an area of specialization is recommended.

  • A minor in business or marketing is especially recommended.

Students must have at least 42 credit hours in 300 or 400 level courses to graduate.

Students must take the online interdisciplinary first year seminar and capstone.