May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Endicott College Academic Catalog

Communication Major (Bachelor of Science)

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125

First Year - Credits: 32

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Media Explorations Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Media Making Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Media Writing Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Media Explorations Elective (Cr: 6)  (One must be 300/400 level)
  • Media Making Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Media Writing Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 9)   (Two must be above the 100 level)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Media Explorations elective (Cr: 3)  (Must be 300/400 level)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Media Writing Electives

Students choose two from the following list:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the communication program, students will:

  • During the first year, develop a basic understanding of theories and concepts in the field of communication.
  • Articulate the core ethical values underlying best practices in the production of media (marketing communication, internet studies, digital journalism, digital filmmaking).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the research methods used in the many fields encompassed under the umbrella of communication (marketing communication, internet studies, digital journalism, digital filmmaking).
  • Articulate the complexity of media’s place in society and culture.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the communication discipline.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the Communication discipline.
  • Demonstrate integrated learning skills by making connections between classroom learning and professional life in the discipline.
  • Demonstrate skills and technological knowledge to create content for various communication platforms.