Courses

The Communication department offers a wide variety of courses that focus on the many facets of contemporary communication studies. There are two ways to obtain information about courses:

In recent years some combination of the following communication courses has been offered:

Course Number Course Title
COMM1010 RHETORICAL TRADITION
COMM1020 SURVEY OF MASS COMMUNICATION
COMM1030 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM1040 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
COMM1901 COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP (1 credit)
COMM1902 DIGITAL STORYTELLING
COMM2180 MASCULINITY, SEXUALITY, & DIFFERENCE
COMM2181 GENDER, IDENTITY, AND SEXUALITY
COMM2194 RACE AT THE MILLENNIUM
COMM2213 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUDIO I
COMM2221 DIGITIAL MEDIA FIELD PRODUCTION
COMM2222 STUDIO TV PRODUCTION
COMM2225 INTRODUCTION TO FEMINISMS
COMM2250 MASS COMMUNICATION ETHICS
COMM2262 ONLINE COMMUNICATION AND GLOBAL SOCIETY
COMM2265 THEORY, HISTORY AND PRACTICE OF TALK MEDIA
COMM2272 NEW MEDIA AND SOCIETY
COMM2278 SOCIAL MEDIA
COMM2291 PERSUASION
COMM2293 ADVANCED PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM3330 COMMUNICATION METHODS:SOCIAL SCIENCE
COMM3335 COMMUNICATION METHODS: HONORS
COMM3340 COMMUNICATION METHODS:CULTURAL
COMM3372 MEDIA THEORY
COMM3377 VISUAL COMMUNICATION THEORY
COMM3378 CRITICAL THEORY
COMM4425 BROADCAST CENTURY ISSUES
COMM4429 GLOBALIZATION AND THE MEDIA
COMM4434 ADVANCED VISUAL THEORY AND AESTHETICS
COMM4442 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
COMM4448 TELEVISION CRITICISM
COMM4449 CRISIS COMMUNICATION
COMM4451 GENDER ROLES, COMMUNICATION
COMM4454 GLOBAL MEDIATED PUBLIC SPHERES
COMM4462 POPULAR MUSIC AND IDENTITY
COMM4465 HEALTH COMMUNICATION
COMM4471 CHILDREN AND THE MEDIA
COMM4472 RACE, LAW, AND MEDIA
COMM4475 INTRODUCTION TO HONORS
COMM4901 READINGS AND RESEARCH
COMM4921 ADV INDEPENDENT RESEARCH
COMM4941 ADVANCED TOPICS
COMM4962 SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR
COMM5500 DEBATE PRACTICUM
COMM5589 SENIOR INTERNSHIP SEMINAR

As a Jesuit University Boston College has as its heritage a 400-year tradition of concern for the integration of the intellectual, moral, and religious development of its students. The centerpiece of Jesuit education has always been a common curriculum that emphasizes the study of the defining works of the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.

University Core Curriculum

Please visit the Core Curriculum website for detailed information regarding core requirements.

University Language Requirement

All students in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences must demonstrate proficiency in a modern foreign language or in a classical language at the intermediate level.

Please visit the University Catalog for detailed information regarding the language proficiency requirement.