Undergraduate Catalog - Communication Arts Majors | Judson University Christian College

English Majors

Important Notes for all majors in the English Department:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson.
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division.
  3. Required Major GPA: 2.0
  4. Residential GPA: 2.0

BA in Literature

Required = 43 Credit Hours

Major Core

Required = 21 Credit Hours


All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing or
    • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • ENG262 British Literature
  • ENG263 American Literature
  • ENG312 Literary Theory & Criticism
  • ENG360 World Classics: European
  • ENG364 World Classics: Non-Western
  • COM499 Senior Research Project
  • COM293 Communication Arts Conference

Literature Courses

Required = 18 Credit Hours

THEMES
Choose two of the following courses:

  • ENG361 Hero and Anti-Hero
  • ENG362 Man and Woman
  • ENG363 Prophetic Comedy
  • ENG370 Literature and Spirituality
  • ENG371 Nature Literature
  • ENG372 Faith and Doubt
  • ENG373 Light in Darkness

GENRES
Choose one of the following courses:

  • ENG365 Plays that Shaped the Western World
  • ENG366 Poetry
  • ENG367 The Novel

SPECIALTY STUDIES
Choose one of the following courses:

  • ART245 Comic Books and Graphic Novels
  • ENG266 Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • ENG268 African-American Literature
  • ENG393 Literary Studies Seminar
  • ENG465 Shakespeare: Plays and Performance
  • ENG490 Readings in English

Advanced Language and Writing

Required = 3 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following courses (course may not duplicate with major core):

  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
  • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • ENG310 History and Structure of English
  • ENG357 Creative Writing
  • ENG358 Creating Writing II
  • SPC220 Oral Interpretation/Literature
  • SPC325 Storytelling
  • COM311 Language and Society
  • COM495 Senior Internship

BA in Writing

Required = 43 Credit Hours

Major Core

Required = 21 Credit Hours


All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing or
    • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • ENG262 British Literature
  • ENG263 American Literature
  • ENG312 Literary Theory & Criticism
  • ENG360 World Classics: European
  • ENG364 World Classics: Non-Western
  • COM293 Communication Arts Conference
  • COM499 Senior Research Project

Writing Courses

Required = 15 Credit Hours

Choose five of the following courses (courses may not duplicate with major core):

  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
  • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • ENG240 Media Writing
  • ENG357 Creative Writing
  • ENG358 Creative Writing II
  • ENG442 Screenwriting for TV and Film

Advanced Language and Practice

Required = 3 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following courses:

  • COM311 Language and Society
  • COM495 Senior Internship
  • ENG310 History and Structure of English
  • SPC220 Oral Interpretation/Literature or
    • SPC325 Storytelling

Literature Elective

Required = 3 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following courses:

  • ART245 Comic Books and Graphic Novels
  • ENG266 Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • ENG268 African-American Literature
  • ENG361 Hero and Anti-Hero
  • ENG362 Man and Woman
  • ENG363 Prophetic Comedy
  • ENG365 Plays that Shaped the Western World
  • ENG366 Poetry
  • ENG367 The Novel
  • ENG370 Literature and Spirituality
  • ENG371 Nature Literature
  • ENG372 Faith and Doubt
  • ENG373 Light in Darkness
  • ENG393 Literary Studies Seminar
  • ENG465 Shakespeare: Plays and Performance
  • ENG490 Readings in English

BA in Interdisciplinary Communication

Required = 46 Credit Hours

Communication Arts

Required = 9 Credit Hours


All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

  • COM293 Communication Arts Conference
  • COM311 Language Society
  • COM442 Communication Theory/Application
  • COM499 Senior Research Project

Linguistics & Literature

Required = 6 Credit Hours

  • ENG360 World Classics: European
  • ENG200, 300, or 400 English Electives

Media Studies

Required = 3 Credit Hours

FLM241 Media Theory I

Advanced Speech Electives

Required = 6 Credit Hours

SPC200, 300, or 400 Speech Electives

Communication Arts Electives

NOTE: ENG101/ENG102 do not apply to this major:

Required = 21 Credit Hours

COM/ENG/SPC Communication Arts Electives  

BA in Media Writing

Required = 46 Credit Hours

Note: Gen Ed courses cannot be reused in major.

Communications

Required = 12 Credit Hours


All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

  • COM293 Communication Arts Conference
  • COM311 Language Society
  • COM442 Communication Theory/Application
  • COM495 Senior Internship
  • COM499 Senior Research Project
  • Media Courses

    Required = 15 Credit Hours

    • ART123 Introduction to Photography
      • OR FLM243 Video Production I
    • COM311 Language and Society
    • ENG245 Comic Books and Graphic Novels
    • ENG465 Shakespeare: Plays and Performance
      • OR ENG*** course addressing adaptation (with department approval)
    • SPC221 Speech Technique for Broadcast Communication
      • OR SPC325 Storytelling

    Advanced Writing and Language

    Required = 12 Credit Hours

    Choose three of the following courses:

    • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
    • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
    • ENG310 History and Structure of English
    • ENG357 Creative Writing
    • ENG358 Creative Writing II
    • ENG442 Screenwriting for TV and Film

    Electives

    Required = 9 Credit Hours

    Choose three of the following courses:

    THEMES

    • BUS101 Introduction to Business
    • BUS364 Digital Marketing
      • OR BUS367 Content and Social Media Marketing
    • BUS345 Integrating Marketing Communications
      • OR BUS443 Public Relations

    FILM

    • FLM343 Video Production II
    • FLM344 Film History I: American Cinema
      • OR FLM345 Film History II: World Cinema
    • FLM399 Advanced Video Production

    WEB

    • DES121 Design I
    • DES231 Digital Tools
    • DES331 Web Design I


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