Four-Year Plan

MEDIA STUDIES

Bachelor of Arts
2015-2016 Catalog Year

Download the 2015-2016 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 (fall or spring) 4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or IDS1610: Being Human 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or IDS1610: Being Human 4 COM2150: Human Relations and Interactions (fall or spring) 4
COM1550: Professional Communication (fall or spring) 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 (fall or spring) 4 COM2850: Visual Communication (fall or spring) 4
Elective 4 3000 level Media Studies Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
COM3200: Persuasion and Consumer Culture (fall or spring) 4 3000 level Media Studies Elective 4
Media Studies Elective 4 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
3000 level or higher Elective 4 3000 level or higher 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 Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.