Academic Programs / Media & Communication
School Requirements for Graduation
The School of Media and Communication requires 124 credits to graduate; completion of the university General Education (GenEd) requirements; completion of departmental requirements, including two writing-intensive courses in the major; a minimum of 2.00 GPA, both cumulative and in the major; and completion of a maximum of 78 credits within the school and a minimum of 46 credits outside of the school.
Minimum and maximum credit requirements within each major are listed with the departmental requirements.
Students who are planning to graduate must schedule an official graduation review with an academic advisor and complete the application for graduation one semester prior to the anticipated graduation date. Appointments may be made in SMC Student Affairs/Advising, Annenberg Hall Room 9.
1. The total number of credit hours at graduation may be greater for some students based on initial placement exams, transfer evaluations, individual curricular choices, and academic progress.
2. Students must fulfill the necessary prerequisites for any given course or course sequence. See the Prerequisites and Co-requisites Policy in the university-wide Academic Policies section of this Bulletin.