Sep 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Major (BA)

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Communication Department  | College of Liberal Arts  

Program Declaration

At time of admission to the University or by completion of a Undergraduate Program Add/Change form  after completing COMM 100 and 200 with a 2.75 GPA.

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete at least 36 credits from twelve courses including five core courses, four communication electives, two outside electives, and one capstone seminar.

GPA: A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for the five core courses.
Pass/fail: No more than one course taken pass/fail may be applied toward the elective requirements for the major.
Residency: A minimum of seven courses; including COMM 200, 230, 351, and the capstone; must be completed at UMass Boston.
Course level: At least six courses for the major, including four electives, must be at the 300-level or higher.

Course Requirements

Outside Electives (6 Credits)

Complete two from below.

Capstone (3 Credits)

A minimum grade of C- is required for the capstone.

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