Carroll College, Helena Montana

Degree Requirements

Communication Studies Major Requirements

Major Program Requirements
Thirty-seven semester credits of communication courses, including:
CO 101  Basic Communication
CO 108  Desktop Publishing
CO 206  Small Group Communication
CO 225  Professional Communication
CO 280  Gender Communication
CO/ENWR 306  Writing for the Print Media
CO 308  Communication Ethics
CO 320  Organizational Communication
CO 325 Intercultural Communications
CO 340  Interpersonal Communication Theory
CO 395  Research Methods
CO 414  Human Communication Theory
CO 495  Senior Practicum: The Graceful Exit

Notes:
1.   A maximum of 6 credit hours in forensics at the 200-level or above may apply toward the communication studies major.
2.   Forensics at 200-level or above may be substituted for CO 225.
3.   All degree students should review requirements for graduation as described in this catalog.

The Department of Communication Studies will administera two-part comprehensive exam at the end of each student’s senior year. The first part, an oral presentation by the student, is required of all students. The second part, the comprehensive on all communication coursework, is not required of students who complete CO 499, Honors Thesis.

Communication Studies Minor Requirements

Minor Program Requirements
Twenty-one semester credits in communication, including:
CO 101  Basic Communication
CO 206  Small Group Communication
CO 225  Professional Communication
CO 280  Gender Communication
CO/ENWR 306  Writing for the Print Media
CO 308  Communication Ethics
CO 340  Interpersonal Communication Theory

Note:  A maximum of 3 semester credits in forensics at the 200-level or above may apply towards the communication studies minor. Forensics at the 200-level or above may be substituted for CO 225.

Minor in TV Production
I. Minor Program Requirements

Eighteen credits, including:
CO 310 Mass Media
CO 165 Fundamentals of TV & Film Production I
CO 166 Fundamentals of TV & Film Production II
CO 265 Basic Single Camera Production
CO 425 Career internship at TV station
CO/ENWR 306 Writing for the Print Media

Minor in Social Media
I. Minor Program Requirements
Eighteen credits, including:
ART 112 Digital Photography
CO 108 Digital Publishing
CO 130 Viral Video
CO 250 Social Media & Communication
CS 202 Web Development

Plus one of the following:
CO 165 Writing for Film & TV
CO 306 Writing for the Media

Certificate in Social Media
I. Certificate Program Requirements
Twelve credits, including:
CO 250 Social Media & Communication
CS 202 Web Development

Plus two of the following:
ART 112 Digital Photography
CO 108 Digital Publishing
CO 130 Viral Video

Curriculum in Communication Studies for the Associate of
Arts Degree
Program Requirements

Twenty-four semester credits in communication studies,
including:
CO 101 Basic Communication
CO 206 Small Group Communication
CO 225 Professional Communication
CO 280 Gender Communication
CO/ENWR 306 Writing for the Print Media
CO 308 Communication Ethics
CO 340 Interpersonal Communication Theory
CO 414 Human Communication Theory

Note: All degree students chould review requirements for graduation as described in this catalog.