Sample Plan of Work

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Freshman year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1010 Basic Speech (OC) 3
ENG XXXX  ENG course based on ACT/SAT  3
# (WE) Wayne Experience 1
# (QE) Quantitative Experience  3
COM 1500 Survey of Mass Comm 3
COM 1700 (SI) Media Literacy 3
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1600 Intro Audio/TV/Film Production  3
COM 2010  Intro to Film (CI) 4
* (BC) ENG 1020 or elective 3
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry 3
  Elective 3
     
    16

Sophomore year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1610 Fundamentals of New Media Prod  3
COM 2210 Media Writing and Storytelling 3
XXX 1010 Foreign Language % 4
# (ICN) Intermediate Composition 3
  Elective 2
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 3380 Editing and Field Production 3
COM 3010  Media Analysis and Criticism  3
XXX 1020
Foreign Language %
4
# (CIV) Civic Literacy  3
  Elective 2
    15

Junior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 4560  Telecommunications Policy 3
COM XXXX  MAS Elective 3
# (DEI) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    14
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 4310 Audio Production 3
COM XXXX MAS Elective 3
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry  4
  Elective 4
    14

Senior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5400 Techniques Film Production  4
# (GL) Global Learning 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM XXXX  MAS Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15

 

*Placement into ENG 1010 or 1020 is based on ACT/SAT scores
# Students have a choice of several courses in each general education category (see advisor for more information)
% Students have a choice of 16 different foreign languages (see general education requirements)
^ Students must take a lab with at least one of their Natural Science Inquiries (see general education requirements)