Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum grade of C required for all Major and Concentration Core courses; minimum grade of C- required for all Gen Ed and CHESS College Core courses; 2.0 GPA
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
Note 1: Freshman Seminar in Communication (FYE) requirement also met with any other PNW (FYE) course from 1-3 credit
Note 2: Free Elective: choose electives for further study in Communication or for Minor in any department. Prerequisites may apply. Up to 15 credits of free electives at 30000 level or higher may be required to meet Purdue University Northwest residency rule
Note 3: Select from any Communication & Creative Arts General Education Core courses. Once you use a course for this section, it cannot be used for other sections
Note 4: The Communication & Media Studies Concentration capstone course is COM 46300 - Mass Media Criticism
Note 5: All four CHESS Core seminar courses, CHSS 10000, CHSS 20000, CHSS 30000 and CHSS 40000 must be taken. Duplicates are not allowed