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Required Credits in Major: 39
Program Code: BA-COMM-MDPD
Required Course: 1
Required Credits: 37
One (1) University Core Curriculum course is completed within the major:
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Required Credits: 0-6
Click here for World Languages requirement and courses.
Required Credits: 12
Required Credits: 9
Required Courses: 9
Select three (3) courses.
Required Credits: 6
Select two (2) courses:
Required Credits: 3
Registration for the required capstone course requires permission from the department chair. Click on the course below to check course description and ensure all pre-requisites have been met before seeking permission.
Two (2) Technology Intensive coursse are completed within the major requirements:
No additional Technology Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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Required Courses: 4
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed as part of University Core Curriculum Area 2B: ENG 1100
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the major requirements: COMM 2100
Two (2) additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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