Communications and Media Arts majors are expected to complete 48 credits of departmental course study. All students majoring in the department are required to complete the following courses: COMM 101, 201, 306, 311; three courses from 390-395; 403, 420, and 490.

In addition, all majors must complete 6 credits in courses offered by the English program in addition to ENGL 111, and one of the following courses offered by the Economics or Business programs: ECON 163 or ACCT 202.

Graphics Track Requirements: COMM 104, 205, 315, two quarters at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.