Requirements: Global Communications Major (B.A.)

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 56 credits

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
CM1500 Digital Toolkit: Communication Design Practicum None
CM1023 Introduction to Media & Communication Studies EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM2004 Comparative Communications History EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM2006 Media Globalization  EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM2051 Communication Theory & Research Methods  EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM3052 Rhetoric & Persuasion  EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM3098
or
CM4090
Internship

Senior Seminar
None

College Level=Senior

 

Media & Culture Electives

SELECT FOUR COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST; AT LEAST TWO MUST BE AT 3000 LEVEL OR Above
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
AN1002 Socio-Cultural Anthropology None
CM2021 The Internet & Globalization EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM2091 Topics in Communications None
CM/VC2100 Introduction to Visual Culture None
CM/GS3004 Communicating Fashion CM2004GE100
CM/PO3011 Comparative Political Communication None
CM3033 Scripts for Travel CM1011 OR CM2012 OR EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM/ES3037 The Museum as Medium None
CM3046 Media Law, Policy & Ethics None
CM/AN3049 Media & Ethnography CM1023
CM/GS3053 Media & Gender None
CM3055 Visual Rhetoric: Persuasive Images None
CM3060 Anthropology & Food None
CM3062 Media Semiotics  Major=Art History OR CM2051
CM3075 Media Aesthetics (Major=Art History AND AH1020CCI) OR CM2051
AN/CM3080 Environmental Anthropology None
CM3082 Civic Media, Tactical Media None
CM3086 Contemporary World Television CM2051
CM4015 Media, Panic & Scandal  CM1023 AND (CM2051 OR Major=Journalism)
CM4017 Media & War None
CM4026 Cultures of Music Production None
CM4030 Media in Asia Major=Journalism OR CM2051
CM4073 Media & Society in the Arab World None
CM4091 Topics in Communication College Level=Junior

 

Electives/Specialization

Select three courses from the lists below or from the Media & Culture list above. At least two courses must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. If students wish to specialize, all three courses must come from the same list below.
Production
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CM/FM1019 Principles of Video Production None
CM2001 Public Speaking in the Digital Age EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
AR/CM2080 Graphic Design Studio None
CM3027 Video Production for Broadcast News  CM1011 AND CM1023
CM3033 Scripts for Travel CM1011 OR CM2012 OR EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM3041 Modules in Mass Communication Techniques  College Level=Junior
CM4016 Global Advocacy (Major=Journalism OR CM2051) AND EN2020CCE
CM4026 Cultures of Music Production None
CM4028 Advanced Video Production CM1019CCI OR FM1019CCI
  Any course in the Film Pragmatics list for the  Film Studies Major  

 

Integrated marketing communications
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
CM/EC2003 Media Industries: Strategies, Markets & Consumers None
EC2010 Principles of Microeconomics None
EC2020 Principles of Macroeconomics None
BA2020 Management & Organizational Behavior None
BA2040 Marketing in a Global Environment None
CM3005 Public Relations & Society EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
BA3030 Human Resources Management BA2020CCI
CM3067 Advertising BA2040
CM4048 Marketing Strategies for Brand Development BA2040

 

Media Convergence
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
CM2021 The Internet & Globalization EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM2023 Online Social Networks None
CM3042 Attention and Ubiquitous Media EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM/CS3048 Human/Computer Interaction CM1005 GPA 3.0 OR CS1040GE110
  Any course in the International Cinema list of the  Film Studies Major  

 

GLOBAL LIBERAL ARTS CORE CURRICULUM

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites
EN 2020 CCE (minimum grade of "C") Writing & Criticism EN1010 (minimum grade of "C")
FR 1200 CCF (or above) (minimum grade of "C") Elementary French & Culture II  FR1100 (minimum grade of "C")
CCI 1 Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2  
CCI 3  
CCI 4  
Math course coded CCM Quantitative Reasoning  
Lab science course coded CCS Experimental Reasoning  

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.

 

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Transfer students must complete at least six major courses at AUP, at least four of which must be at the 3000 level or above (and not counting internship).

 

HONORS

Students may earn honors if they have at least a 3.7 GPA in communication courses taken during their junior and senior years and complete CM4090. Students must contact the department chair in the fall of their senior year if they are interested in honors.