Communications (Print/Video/Corporate)
3 Year Degree Course Sequence

Please note that this course sequence is an example only. Each student’s program is individualized based on numerous factors including AP, IB or dual enrollment credits earned during high school. Accelerated degree students work closely with two academic advisors to produce a program of study that fits their needs and interests. More about three year degree programs.

The First Year

Fall Semester (16 credits)

  • CM 101 Introduction to Media Studies
  • CM 110 Speech Communications
  • CM 150 Introduction to Film (video)
  • BA 101 International Business (corporate)
  • MA 145 Quantitative Models for Decision Making (corporate)
  • EN 101 Thought and Expression I
  • Global Connections

Spring Semester (20 credits)

  • CM 213 Writing and Communications
  • CM 275 Video Production I (video)
  • EN 199 Interpreting Literature
  • 200 level writing (print)
  • BA 201 International Business (corporate)
  • PL 165 Occupational Ethics (corporate)
  • Modern Language
  • Cultural Legacies

Summer (8 credits)

  • Service Learning Experience (ex: any experience that involves the work of the media in dealing with people in real-life situations)

The Second Year

Fall Semester (20 credits)

  • CM 250 Visual Cultures
  • CM 268 Visual Media and the Web
  • CM 235 Organizational Communications (corporate)
  • CM 362 Creative Video (corporate)
  • EN 200 level literature course (print)
  • BA 202 Managerial Accounting (corporate)
  • EC 210 Principles of macroeconomics (corporate)
  • University Seminar
  • Writing
  • Natural and Physical World

Spring Semester (20 credits)

  • CM 325 Media Studies
  • CM 317 Public Relations (corporate)
  • CM 350 Video Production II (video)
  • EN 318 Journalism II (print)
  • EN 300 level literature course (print)
  • EC 211 Principles of Microeconomics (corporate)
  • BA/EC 300 level elective (corporate)
  • Global Connections
  • Creative Expressions

Summer (8 credits)

  • Internship (ex: internship in any media organization in the Greater Philadelphia area)

The Third Year

Fall Semester (16 credits)

  • CM 460 Senior Seminar I
  • CM 359 Short Film (video)
  • CM 319 Writing for Radio and Television (print, video)
  • Visual Literacy
  • Cultural Legacies

Spring Semester (16 credits)

  • CM 490 Senior Seminar II
  • EN 300 level writing course (print)
  • Minor in EN (print)
  • Minor in Cinema Studies (video)
  • Minor in International Film (video)
  • Minor in Minor in Business Administration/Economics (corporate)

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