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Major Declaration

Effective Fall 2017

To be eligible to declare, students must have:

  • At least sophomore or junior class standing. Students must declare no later than the 2nd semester of their junior year. Transfer and dual degree (MDDP) students should contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator for additional information
  • Completed the following prerequisite courses:
    • Comm 101: The Mass Media, 4 credits, requires freshman or sophomore standing
    • Comm 102: Media Processes and Effects, 4 credits, requires freshman or sophomore standing
  • Completed Comm 101 and Comm 102 with a grade of C or above in each course. 

[Note: Transfer credit is NOT allowed for any prerequisite course.]

To delcare the major students must attend a Declaration Briefing (offered in September and January) upon completion of the prerequisites with a grade of C or above in each course.