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
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 in Communication (FYE) requirement also met with any other PNW (FYE) course from 1-3 credit
Note 2: At least two courses must be COM ExL courses. Prerequisites may apply.
Note 3: 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 4: 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 5: COM 45200- Practicum in Journalism is not repeatable.
Note 6: The Public Relations & Journalism Concentration capstone course is COM 46000- Advanced Public Relations or COM 45200- Practicum in Journalism.