Communication & Media Curriculum
Our curriculum provides ample opportunity for our students to take advantage of Clarkson’s strong technological environment.
The curriculum allows for great flexibility, enabling students to double major in Communication and another discipline such as Computer Science, Psychology or Digital Arts & Science. Recent double majors have found excellent careers in information systems, instructional design and business consulting. Below are the requirements and a sample curriculum for a bachelor's degree in Communication. As part of Clarkson's Common Experience, all students must take five courses and cover four difference knowledge areas. You must take one Knowledge Area course the covers two Knowledge Areas (University Course).
|Additional Mathematics, Science, or Computer Course||3|
|COMM210 Theory of Rhetoric||3|
|COMM312, 313, or 330||3|
|COMM341 Introduction to Web Design||3|
|COMM410, 412, or 428||3|
|COMM490 Communication Internship||3|
|Additional COMM Courses||21|
|External Field of Study||15|
|Electives to bring total to 120 credit hours.|
The Communication program is designed to be flexible. In most cases, students work closely with their academic adviser to arrange an appropriate sequence of courses. The following is a typical eight-semester plan*.
* - Courses, sequences, and credits may vary. Clarkson requires 120 credits for graduation.
NOTE - Some electives may require additional prerequisites.