Digital Communication and Media, BS

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

24 semester hours required

Complete one of the following: 4
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers
and Lab for ENG 1103
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
and Lab for ENG 3107
Information Technology
ITC 2016End-User Data Analysis Tools3
MTH 1100College Algebra3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
PHL 2120Ethical Issues in Communication3

Major Courses

51 semester hours required

MGT 1100Introduction to Business3
Visual Media and Art
ART 2100Foundation in Visual Communication3
ART 2200Fundamentals of Computer Graphics and Desktop Publishing3
ART 4100Graphic Communication 13
ITC 3400Web Design and Multimedia3
MKT 2100Principles of Marketing3
MKT 2220Consumer Behavior3
CMN 1100Organizational Communication3
CMN 2310Professional Speaking3
CMN 3220Public Relations Basics and Practice3
CMN 32503
CMN 3330Digital Communication and Organizations3
CMN 3350Intercultural Communication3
CMN 3400Advanced Organizational Communication3
TCC 3200Digital and Social Communication Technologies3
ENG 3260Writing to Inform and Persuade3
TCC 3450Writing for the Web3

Major Electives

15 semester hours required

Complete five of the following:15
Technical Promotional Writing
Typography: Communicating Content with Form
Crisis Communication
Principles of Systems Analysis and Design
Introduction to Programming (Java)
Web and Mobile Development
Database Management Systems
Database Websites


3 semester hours required

CMN 4850Capstone in Professional Communication3


Complete a minimum of 27 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.