B.A. in Communication with a Concentration in Media, Content Creation, and Sports (CO.MCS.BA)

B.A. in Communication with a Concentration in Media, Content Creation, and Sports (CO.MCS.BA)

Communication Core Requirements (18 credits)
CO-100Communication Foundations3
CO-155Media Literacy3
CO-204Introduction to Media Writing3
CO-220Public Speaking3
CO-221Introduction to Digital Media (Satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) in Gen*Ed)3
CO-226Intercultural Communication (Satisfies Cultural Diversity (CD) in Gen*Ed)3
Media, Content Creation, & Sports Concentration Requirements (16 credits)
CO-102Radio Production3
CO-145Introduction to Video Production3
CO-222User Experience and Interaction Design3
CO-262Co-Curricular Practicum in Radio (or CO-263 Co-Curricular Practicum in TV or CO 268 Co-Curricular Practicum in HawkInteractive)1
CO-275Performance for Broadcasting3
CO-402Audience Studies3
Media, Content Creation, & Sports Focus Area (24 credits)
Take eight (8) courses from course type COMCS24
Communication Electives (15 credits)
Take five (5) CO courses at 200+ level or within any discipline15
Outside of Major Requirement (6 credits)
HU-201Critical Discourse (Satisfies Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD))3
MA-105Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences ((Satisfies Mathematics in General Education)3
MA-105 required for placement scores of 2 or 3; MA-151 required for placement score of 4 and will satisfy this requirement.
Free Electives (8 credits) 1
Complete 8 credits Free Electives. 18
General Education Requirements (33 credits) 2
Complete 33 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 233
Total Credits120

Please consult with your advisor regarding the required number of free electives that must be completed.


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education (http://catalog.monmouth.edu/undergraduate-catalog/academic-programs-support-services-regulations/general-education-requirements/) courses must be completed.

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH3
Gen*Ed World Languages3Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
CO-100 Communication Foundations3CO-155 Media Literacy3
CO-102 Radio Production (or CO-145 Introduction to Television Production)3CO-102 Introduction to Radio Production or CO-145 Introduction to Television Production3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3MA-105 Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences3
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,GL,GO,PH,SC3Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives or Social Science Survey (HS.SV or SS.SV)3
CO-204 Introduction to Media Writing3CO-222 User Experience and Interaction Design3
CO-220 Public Speaking3CO-275 Performance for Broadcasting3
CO-221 Introduction to Digital Media (Satisfies Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL))3CO-xx MCCS Focus Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Third Year
CO-402 Audience Studies (WT)3HU-201 Critical Discourse (Satisfies Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD))3
CO-226 Intercultural Communication (Satisfies Gen*Ed Cultural Diversity (CD))3CO-xx COMCS Focus Elective3
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE, GL,GO,PY,SC3CO-xx COMCS Focus Elective3
CO-xx COMCS Focus Elective3CO-xx COMCS Focus Elective3
200+ level elective in CO or other discipline3200+ level elective in CO or other discipline3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
PR-4xx Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3CO-xx COMCS Focus Elective3
Elective2200+ level elective in CO or other discipline3
CO-xx COMCS Focus Elective3200+ level elective in CO or other discipline3
CO-xx COMCS Focus Elective3Elective3
200+ level elective in CO or other discipline3Elective (Internship Recommended)3
CO-262 Co-Curricular Practicum in Radio or CO-263 Co-Curricular Practicum in Television or CO-268 Co-Curricular Practicum in HawkInteractive1 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Total Credits 120