Four-Year Plan

MEDIA STUDIES

Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan


This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1100: College Algebra or MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning 4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or IDS1610: Being Human 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or IDS1610: Being Human 4 COM2150: Human Relations and Interactions 4
COM1550: Professional Communication 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or IDS2030: Science and Society 4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or IDS2030: Science and Society 4
COM2200: Writing for Communication 4 COM2850: Visual Communication 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR III
IDS 3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS 3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
COM3200: Persuasion and Consumer Culture 4 Media Studies Elective 4
Media Studies Elective 4 Media Studies Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR IV
COM4992: Communication Project Planning 2 COM4994: Communication Project Implementation 2
COM4996: Media Seminar Planning 2 COM4998: Media Project Management 2
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  12 Total Semester Hours  12

Major Notes

  • A total of 40 semester hours are needed for the Media Studies major.

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Ryan Hiller or Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.