General Degree Requirements
Candidates for the baccalaureate degree must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours including the following requirements:
|Marquette Core Curriculum||30|
|Diederich College of Communication Curriculum||13|
|Minor (or Second Major)||18-24|
Marquette Core Curriculum (MCC)
Refer to the Marquette Core Curriculum (MCC) in the university section of this bulletin for courses that fulfill requirements. The university allows a maximum of two courses in the Discovery Tier to apply towards a primary major.
Diederich College of Communication Curriculum
The Diederich College of Communication builds on the foundational educational experience provided by the MCC. It does this through a college curriculum that amplifies and deepens the knowledge, skills and values imparted to students in the MCC, and by offering students the opportunity to develop specialized knowledge and skills in a variety of undergraduate majors and minors. The Diederich College of Communication thereby extends students' academic experiences, and focuses further learning in pursuit of a specialized degree. College of Communication students are required to take the following courses:
|COMM 1000||Foundations of Human Communication, Culture and Society||3|
|COMM 1050||Communication Pathways||1|
|COMM 1100||Professional Communication||3|
|COMM 1200||Media in Society||3|
|COMM 2500||Introduction to Communication Research Methods||3|
|Total Credit Hours||13|
Communication students must complete a minor or a second major. More information regarding minors is contained in the Majors and Minors Overview section of this bulletin.