Curriculum - for students admitted prior to 2017

The ProCom BA curriculum for students admitted to the program prior to 2017 is available below.

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Year 1

First Year focuses on introducing you to central concepts and genres. You must complete the following courses:

First Semester Second Semester

Required:
CMN210 Text, Image, and Sound

Professional: One course from Table I

Professionally-Related: One course from Table II

Open Electives: Two courses from the Open Elective Table

 

Required:
CMN279 Introduction to Professional Communication

Professional: One course from Table I

Professionally-Related: One course from Table II

Open Electives: One course from the Open Elective Table

Liberal Studies: One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies

An Explanation of Course Categories:

Professional: These core elective courses, from within ProCom, provide students with greater focus in specific genres and streams.

Professionally-related: These core elective courses, from outside (non-ProCom) programs, provide students with an introduction to potential streams within ProCom and to potential Minors.

Open electives: These elective courses, from other programs or from ProCom, provide more opportunity for stream focus and Minors, if desired.

Liberal Studies: These courses from programs outside of ProCom provide the option for stream focus and Minors, if desired.

Year 2

Second year focuses on developing more integration of theory and practice and developing key competencies. You must select and complete the following courses:

Required

  • CMN215 Messages, Modalities, and Media
  • CMN216 Communication Revolutions
  • CMN222 Digital Discourse and Design
  • CMN314 Professional Presentations
  • CMN448 Introduction to Visual Communication

Professional: One course from Table I

Professionally-Related: One course from Table II

Open Electives: One course from the Open Elective Table

Liberal Studies: Two courses from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies

Year 3

Year Three once again integrates theory and practice but also includes more actual application. You must select and complete the following courses:

Required

  • CMN315 Issues in Communication and the Workplace
  • CMN323 Introduction to Professional Practice
  • CMN324 Strategic Storytelling in Industry
  • CMN325 Communication and the Digital Enterprise

Professional: Two courses from Table I

Open Electives: Two courses from the Open Elective Table

Liberal Studies: Two courses from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies

Year 4

Year Four provides a capstone experience for students. You must select and complete the following courses:

Required

  • CMN402 Theorizing Communication
  • CMN480 Research Methods in ProCom I
  • CMN490 Research Methods in ProCom II

Professional: Three courses from Table I

Open Electives: Three courses from the Open Elective Table

Liberal Studies: One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies