Comm Major Rids of Concentrations Starting Fall
Friday, April 20, 2012
The Vista -- The communication studies department, the largest academic department in USD’s College of Arts and Sciences, will refurbish its curriculum beginning this fall. The changes will, hopefully, make the major more effective and beneficial for students, according to Department Chair Kristin Moran.
The greatest change is the elimination of concentrations within the major. Currently, students must declare one of four areas of concentration: communication and contemporary practice, foundations and contexts, images and influence or media arts and culture. The removal of a concentration requirement creates a general communication studies major. (Full Story)