Course Requirements

At least 5 major field courses must be at the 300 level

Internship Credit

Students in the major may take CMN 394 (when placement relates to the major) and CMN 395 In order to take CMN 394 and CMN 395, students must have completed the three communication core courses (CMN 101, CMN 102, CMN 103), have fulfilled both the presentation and the media requirements for this major, and have fulfilled internship program eligibility requirements.

A&S 491

ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY AND BEHAVIOR

This course concerns theoretical concepts and empirical research relating to administrative behavior in organizations with special reference to educational organizations. Concepts are examined within the typical decisional framework of supervisors, chief school business officers, principles, and superintendents, and similar positions in the helping professions. Assignments are individualized.
Prerequisites:
Status as an Advanced Masters Education student is a prerequisite for this class.

ART 179

INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION (CROSS-LISTED AS CMN 102, FORMERLY ART 379)

This course offers students a broad overview of the mass media (print, film, video, recorded music, radio, television and the internet) with a particular focus on how these media impact our everyday lives. Students will develop critical frameworks for understanding how power operates across the media spheres of production, circulation, representation and reception. Attention is placed on how the social categories of race, class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, age and nationality inform each of these media spheres. The course also considers how recent developments in digital technologies, media convergence and globalization have transformed our media culture. Cross-listed with CMN 102. Formerly ART 379.

​​​​​Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.