B.A. Communication: Social Media & Digital Communication Emphasis

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Communication, Social Media & Digital Communication emphasis.

General Education

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

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3- MATH 1123 Recommended 13
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 66
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

"P” courses are equivalent to the original course.   

Major Requirements 

Social Media & Digital Communication Core
CMP 1110Media Writing3
CMP 2202Photo, Graphic, and Video Editing3
CMP 2209Persuasion3
CMP 3307Introduction to Social Media3
CMP 3309Communication Inquiry3
CMP 3310Multiplatform Storytelling3
CMP 3367Media Planning and Analytics3
CMP 4403Mass Communication and Society3
CMP 4467Social Media Campaigns3
Core Elective:3
Choose one of the following:
Visual Rhetoric
Rhetoric of Popular Culture
Choose five emphasis electives:15
(at least 2 from the 3000-level or above)
Media Literacy (Fulfills Objective 8)
Introduction to Graphic Design
Introduction to Public Relations
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Advertising
Television and Video Production
Visual Rhetoric (if not taken above)
Image Management
Foundations of Leadership
Studio I: Typography and Digital Media
Web Design
Public Relations Writing
Photo Communication
Advertising Strategy and Copywriting
Narrative Video Production
Activism and Social Change
Illustration and Brand Identity
Sport Public Relations
Public Relations Campaigns
National Student Advertising Competition (can only apply 3 credits to major)
Advertising Campaigns
Rhetoric of Popular Culture (if not taken above)
Total Credits45

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements45
Upper Division Free Electives18
Free Electives20
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)