Communication Curriculum

The Upside-Down Curriculum allows you to build professional experience in communication as soon as you start at Champlain College; by the time you finish your first year, you will already be prepared for field-specific internships. This gives you a significant head start toward landing your dream job—and toward deciding what that dream job will be!

A concentration is required in the Communication major. You can use the links below to skip to the full curriculum for each concentration available.

Please note that additional optional concentrations are available and can be fulfilled using general elective credits.

Curriculum for Communication Majors by Concentration 2021–2022


Communication Studies concentration

Year 3

Year 3 Fall Semester Courses

Year 3 Spring Semester Courses

  • Natural science w/lab
  • Applied context/business elective
  • General elective
  • Take 6 COR credits at the 300 level

Year 4

Year 4 Spring Semester Courses

Year 3

Year 3 Spring Semester Courses

  • Natural science w/ lab
  • FLM/SON/BRD/WRT/VCD 200 or higher elective
  • General elective
  • Take 6 COR credits at the 300 level

Year 4

Year 4 Fall Semester Courses

Year 4 Spring Semester Courses

Year 3

Year 3 Fall Semester Courses

Year 3 Spring Semester Courses

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Public Relations/Strategic Communications concentration

Year 3

Year 3 Spring Semester Courses


Extend your education

Minors

A minor in Business Administration, Conflict Management, or Psychology can prepare you for innovative leadership positions. If your interests lie in societal advancement, a minor in Law, Global Studies, or Social Justice could be a perfect way to complement your degree. Explore all of the Champlain minors.

Concentrations

In addition to the concentration you choose as a requirement of the Communication program, you may also elect an optional concentration in Event Management, Journalism, Publishing, or Sonic Arts.