Publication Writing & Design

BA Degree — Publication Writing & Design Major

In addition to the general education requirements, majors in Publication Writing & Design must complete 40 semester hours as prescribed below:

  • ARTS1100 Design Principles 3 s.h.
  • ARTS1710 Introduction to Visual Communication 3 s.h.
  • ARTS2390 History of Graphic Design 3 s.h.
  • ARTS3630 Systems in Design 3 s.h.
  • ARTS3640 Interactive Design 3 s.h.
  • ARTS4440 Portfolio Development 3 s.h.
  • COMM2300 Introduction to Media Technologies 3 s.h.
  • COMM/ENGL2500 Introduction to Mass Media or
    ENGL3480 Cultural Studies 3 s.h.
  • COMM3140 Campaigns and Theories of Persuasion 3 s.h.
  • One literature survey course (selected from ENGL1500, ENGL2310, ENGL2320, ENGL2330, ENGL2340) 3 s.h.
  • Creative writing course (ENGL2410 or ENGL2420) 3 s.h.
  • Either ENGL3270 Media Writing or ENGL3280 Newswriting (3 s.h.) in addition to the Advanced Composition General Education Requirement.
  • ENGL3420 Culture, Language, and Text 3 s.h.
  • ENGL4300 Internship in English (1 s.h.) Students must work a semester for an approved publication (such as The Tower, Horizons, or The Vespiary).
  • INTD4500 Senior Publication Project 0 s.h.