The following courses are currently offered by the Department of Communication. To view requirements for the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication & New Media, visit the Shepherd University Catalog.

Core Courses

COMM 203: Communication and New Media
COMM 302: Narrative Screenwriting
COMM 304: History of Film
COMM 305: History of TV
COMM 335: Writing Across Platforms
COMM 352: Computer-Mediated Communication
COMM 400: Media, Law & Ethics
COMM 402: Seminar in Communications
COMM 403: Media Studies
COMM 406: Advertising and Imagery


COMM 326: Radio Practicum
COMM 348: News Practicum
COMM 349: New Media Practicum

Digital Filmmaking

COMM 329: Sound Design
COMM 333: Music Video
COMM 350: Single Camera Production
COMM 354: Experimental Video
COMM 360: Studio Production
COMM 420: Advanced Production

Strategic Communication

COMM 321: Public Relations Principles
COMM 322: Social Media
COMM 435: Communication Research
COMM 470: Strategic Campaigns

New Media

COMM 343: Graphic Novel
COMM 344: Game Design
COMM 345: Animation and Communication
COMM 346: Motion Graphics
COMM 447: Advanced Internet Media


COMM 450: Internship in Communication
COMM 451: Senior Capstone Preparation
COMM 461: Senior Capstone