B.A. Communication, Rhetoric and Media Affairs Emphasis

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Communication, Rhetoric and Media Affairs emphasis.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7 - CMP 2205
Objective 8 - CMP 2203
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

Rhetoric Core
CMP 2205Argumentation (Fulfills Objective 7)3
CMP 2209Persuasion3
CMP 2286Visual Rhetoric3
CMP 3383Activism and Social Change3
CMP 4483Rhetoric of Popular Culture3
CMP 4487Rhetorical Theory3
CMP 4488Rhetorical Criticism3
Media Affairs Core
CMP 2203Media Literacy (Fulfills Objective 8)3
CMP 2241Introduction to Public Relations3
CMP 3382Political Communication3
CMP 4404Gender and Communication3
CMP 4410Mass Media History, Law, and Ethics3
Career Track Electives9
Complete 9 credits from other course offerings in the CMP curriculum, at least six (6) of which are at the 3000-level or above.
Students should meet with their major advisor to help plan their Career Track Elective courses.
Total Credits45

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements (Required General Education credits removed.)42
Upper Division Free Electives9
Free Electives32
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education