Wayne State University

Sample Plan of Work

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Freshman year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1010 (OC)Oral Comm.: Basic Speech 3
ENG 1010 or Basic Writing or  
ENG 1020* (BC) Basic Composition 3
XXX 1010** Foreign Language 4
  Elective 3
     
    13
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1500 Survey of Mass Communication 3
COM 1600 Intro to Audio/TV/Film 3
* (BC) ENG 1020 or elective 3
XXX 1020 Foreign Language 4
  Elective 3
     
    16

Sophomore year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1610 Fund. New Media Production 3
COM 2210 Media Writing & Storytelling 3
COM 2110 (CT) Argumentation & Debate 3
  (PL) Philosophy & Letters 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2010 (VP) Intro. to Film 4
COM XXXX Production Course 3
  (IC) Intermediate Composition  3
  (FC) Foreign Culture 3
  Elective 3
    16

Junior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM XXXX Production Course 3
COM XXXX History & Analysis Course 3
*** (PS) Physical Science 4
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM XXXX History & Analysis Course 3
COM XXXX Media Elective 3
*** (LS) Life Science 4
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    16

Senior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM XXXX Media Elective 3
COM XXXX Media Elective 3
  (HS) Historical Studies  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    14
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM XXXX  Media Capstone Course  3
  (SS) Social Science 3
  (AI) American Society & Institutions  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    14

 

 *Placement into ENG 1010 or 1020 and MAT 0900 or 1000 is based on ACT ** Students have a choice of 16 different foreign languages (see general education requirements) ***Students must take a lab with either the Physical Science or the Life Science requirement