Required for Mass Communication majors

CMMN A100 Introduction to Mass Communication
3.00 crs.

This course is a survey of the various fields of Mass Communication taught at Loyola and specific preparation for courses taught in the school. Consideration is given to philosophical foundations, historical development, current trends and status, organizational structure and career opportunities.

Required for Mass Communication majors
CMMN A101 Communication Writing
3.00 crs.

This course discusses the basic kinds of writing used most frequently in the media, informative and persuasive writing.

$75 fee for non-majors and part-time students.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted, Required for Mass Communication majors
CMMN A101 Communication Writing
3.00 crs.

This course discusses the basic kinds of writing used most frequently in the media, informative and persuasive writing.

$75 fee for non-majors and part-time students.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted, Required for Mass Communication majors
CMMN A201 Digital Communication
3.00 crs.

This is a hands-on course designed to introduce mass communication majors to the field of digital communications. Students learn critical thinking skills about the technology used to produce mass media messages in modern American society. They are introduced to visual theories as well as elements and principles of design for several key media: video, print and the web. The digital communication student  leaves this course versed in current media technologies with a critical understanding of its use in creating memorable and meaningful communication materials.

$75 fee for non-majors and part-time students.

Required for Mass Communication majors
CMMN A291 Internship
3.00 crs.

An internship is supervised practical experience. May be repeated for credit when workplace varies.

Sophomore, Required for Mass Communication majors
CMMN A401 Law of Mass Communication
3.00 crs.

This is an examination of major legal and regulatory developments in mass media. There is an emphasis on both legal and ethical concepts.

Junior, Required for Mass Communication majors
CMMN A484 Seminar in Mass Communications Ethics and Diversity
1.00 crs.

This course examines the moral principles that order the work of the communications professional with an emphasis on case discussion.

Senior, Required for Mass Communication majors
CMMN A492 Senior Seminar in Mass Communication
3.00 crs.

This course prepares students to enter the global mass communication industry and offers all the tools necessary as students begin searching for their first jobs. Students create resumes and portfolios for professional purposes and fine-tune their job hunting and leadership skills.

Senior, Required for Mass Communication majors