Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum grade of B required for the following courses: AD 10500, AD 10600, AD 11200, AD 11300, AD 22800, AD 22900, AD 30102, and AD 32800; Minimum grade of C required for Free Elective courses; Minimum grade of C- required for the Individual and Society course of choice
Experiential Learning (EL): Two COM EL course required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
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.
Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
Note 1: Freshman seminar requirement also met with any other PNW Freshman Seminar course from 1-3 credit hours.
Note 2: Modern Language Requirement, must complete 4 semesters of the same language - Choose from ASL, FR, GER, JPNS, or SPAN
Note 3: Free Elective: Choose two (2) 300-level or higher within AD, COM or CGT. . Once you use a course for this section, it cannot be used for other sections.
Note 4: Select from: COM 21200-Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Communication, COM 32000-Small Group Communication or COM 32400-Introduction to Organizational Communication. Once you use a course for this section, it cannot be used for other sections.
Note 5: Select from: AD 25500- Art Appreciation, COM 24000-Introduction to Oral Interpretation, MUS 25000-Music Appreciation, THTR 20100-Theatre Appreciation or THTR 30800-The History and Development of the American Musical Theatre. Once you use a course for this section, it cannot be used for other sections.
Note 6: Select one course from below that has not been used to meet another requirement -
- AD 25500 - Art Appreciation
- COM 21200 - Approaches To The Study Of Interpersonal Communication
- COM 24000 - Introduction To Oral Interpretation
- COM 32000 - Small Group Communication
- COM 32400 - Introduction To Organizational Communication
- MUS 25000 - Music Appreciation
- THTR 20100 - Theatre Appreciation
- THTR 30800 - The History And Development Of The American Musical Theatre
Note 7: Two COM EL courses required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title. Prerequisites may apply.
Note 8: Any substitutive courses require pre-approval by the tenured VCD faculty.
Note 9: The special topics for AD 29000, AD 39200 and AD 49100 require pre-review and pre-approval by the tenured VCD faculty.