Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Communication Studies Major Starting Fall 2010

Total Credit Hours 40

School of Communication Core (10 credit hours)

  • COMM 100. SOC Seminar
  • COMM 175. Intro to Communication
  • COMM 200. Communication & New Media
  • COMM 215. Ethics & Communication

Theory/Critical Analysis (6 credit hours)

  • COMM 201. Media Theory and Criticism
  • COMM 220. Introduction to Rhetoric
  • COMM 227. Social Justice and Communication
  • COMM 268. Persuasion
  • COMM 271. Media, Culture and Communication
  • COMM 272. Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 273. Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 274. Introduction to Cinema
  • COMM 277. Organizational Communication
  • COMM 281. Communication, Language and Gender

Applied (6 credit hours)

  • COMM 130. Introduction to Audio Production
  • COMM 135. Introduction to Video Production
  • COMM 204. Community as Story
  • COMM 230. Argumentation and Advocacy
  • COMM 231. Conflict Management and Communication
  • COMM 232. Digital Cinema Production
  • COMM 234. Interviewing for Communication
  • COMM 236. Persuasive Presentations
  • COMM 237. Small Group Communication
  • COMM 275. Web Design and Usability
  • COMM 306. Environmental Advocacy

Capstone/Research (3 credit hours)

  • COMM 365. Naturalistic Methods of Communication Research
  • COMM 366. Observing and Measuring Communication Behavior
  • COMM 367. Rhetorical Criticism
  • CMUN 368. Critical Ethnography in Communication     

Engaged Learning (3 credit hours-Required)

  • COMM 204. Community as Story
  • COMM 227. Social Justice and Communication
  • COMM 237. Small Group Communication
  • COMM 381.Communication Practicum
  • COMM 320. Public Service Communication
  • COMM 339. Video Documentary

ELECTIVES (12 credit hours)

Electives can be selected from any of the above courses, not taken to fulfill a requirement or any COMM courses offered.