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Communications Major Course Sequence


Sample 4-Year Course Sequence

Semester 1

Semester 2

   Freshman Year

VERIT 101 Veritas Symposium (3)
VTMA 111 Mathematics (3)
Foreign Language I (3)
Domain Social Science (3)

VTCV 102 Origins of the West (3)
VTPH 103 Classical Philosophy (3)
Foreign Language II (3)
Writing Intensive Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Sophomore Year

VTCV 201 Imagination/Invention (3)
Domain Philosophy (3)
COMM 204 Composition Theory (3)
COMM 205 Experiential Learning (3)
Minor Course (3)

VTAMC 202 American Experience (3)
VTTH 203 Introd. to Catholic Theology (3)
COMM 210 Media and Society (3)
COMM Concentration Course (3)
COMM Elective (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Junior Year

VTPH/VTTH 300 Life of Virtue (3)
VTGC 301 America in Global Context (3)
COMM Elective (3)
COMM Elective (3)
COMM 230 Public Speaking (3)

VTTH 203 Modernity in Literature/Arts (3)
Global Encounters (3)
COMM 325 Art of Persuasion (3)
COMM Elective (3)
Minor Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Senior Year

Domain Theology (3)
COMM 498 Senior Seminar (3)*
COMM Concentration Course (3)
Minor Course (3)
Minor Course (3)

VERIT 400 Veritas Leadership Portfolio (4)
COMM Concentration Course (3)
COMM Concentration Course (3)
Minor Course (3)
Minor Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

* COMM 498 Senior Seminar must be taken in semester 1 of the senior year.


Note that the average full-time student course load per semester is 12-16 credit hours. The Veritas Program is the required liberal arts component of the Mount education.

 
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