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Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies

Combined Major in Communication Studies and Political Science

Students electing to major in both Communication Studies and Political Science must complete the requirements for both majors. Students can complete the two majors with 69 units of Communication Studies and Political Science courses. Completing these two majors separately requires a minimum of 75 units (36 in COMM and 39 in POSC).

The Department of Political Science will accept two of the following communication studies courses (6 units) toward fulfillment of the electives in the Political Science major:

COMM 304 Persuasion (3)
COMM 331 Advocacy and Argument (3)
COMM 377 Intercultural Communication (3)
COMM 420 Communication in the Legal Process (3)
COMM 479 Special Topics (3) Topic to be approved by the POSC department

The Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies will accept two of the
following political science courses (6 units) toward fulfillment of the electives in the Communication Studies major:

POSC 301 Political Research I
POSC 340 Comparative Public Policy
POSC 375 Public Administration
POSC 381 Presidency
POSC 383 Congress
POSC 417 Political parties
POSC 459 Simulation and Games
POSC 470–479 Special Topics (3) Topic to be approved by the MCCS department

Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies
Media Center, Room 114 (map)
Mailing address: 8000 York Rd., Towson, MD 21252
Phone: 410-704-3431
Fax: 410-704-3656

Advising and Program Information: jarmstrong@towson.edu
Webmaster: mccs@towson.edu

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