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Suggested Timeline for Communication Majors

Class:

  Suggested Course of Action:

Freshman

  • Register for COM 100 and attend the Communication Colloquium each month, where you will meet other Communication majors, get to know the faculty, and learn about all kinds of futures in the Communication field.
  • Take introductory communication skills core courses(COM 108, ENG 101 and either COM 103, ENG 101 or ENG 102)
  • Get to know your Communication faculty members!
  • Familiarize yourself  with the  Communication Department's facilities
  • Get involved with RUTV (Reinhardt University TeleVision) by signing up for COM 200, a one-credit course that provides you with opportunities for hands-on learning about broadcasting 
  • Get involved with the COMment COM club, the campus newspaper and other campus organizations that hone your communication skills
  • In the summer: study abroad as the opportunity arises

Sophomore

  • Continue with COM 100 and attend the monthly Communication Colloquium
  • Begin taking 200-level Communication courses (COM 202, COM 201, and COM 250 if you're interested in electronic media production) and keep taking core courses
  • Spring semester:  meet with your advisor to review your readiness for upper-level Communication courses 
  • In the summer: study abroad as the opportunity arises

Junior

 
  • Continue with COM 100 and attend the monthly Communication Colloquium
  • Take 300-level Communication courses required for your major degree program as well as any electives you desire; complete your core courses and take general electives
  • Spring semester: begin to make arrangements for your internship to be completed in summer and/or fall
  • Spring semester: begin to compile your Senior Portfolio (see faculty for guidelines)
  • In the summer: study abroad as the opportunity arises

Senior

  • Continue with COM 100 and attend the monthly Communication Colloquium
  • Apply for a graduation by the deadline early in the academic year
  • Take 300- and 400-level Communication courses required in your major concentration.
  • Fall semester: Complete your internship
  • Spring semester: work with your advisor to prepare and submit your electronic Senior Portfolio
  • Spring semester: meet with Communication faculty for a portfolio review and exit interview.
  • GRADUATE!

For more information

School of Arts and Humanities
Communication: Dr. Brian O'Loughlin
Communication Program Coordinator
770-720-5563 - fax 770-720-9164
email: BJO@reinhardt.edu