Oct 17, 2021  
Mercy College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Studies, B.S.

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Jason Zalinger, Ph.D., Program Director

Bachelor of Science

General Liberal Arts and Sciences  
General Education Requirements 60 Credits
Major Concentration  
Communication Studies 42 Credits
Open Electives 18 Credits
Total 120 Credits

Students who major in Communication Studies must complete:

Communication Studies Elective:

Communication Studies majors select 6 additional courses from the following categories.

Other options include COMM 295 - Topics in Communication Studies COMM 397 Independent Study  and additional internships (at least one course per category):


With approval from the Program Director, other electives may be substituted based on the student’s career interests. Up to nine credits of internships may be earned by a student majoring in Communication Studies.

*Core Course for the Communication Studies program and must be taken at a registered campus. All Communication Studies majors must take this course. This course cannot be substituted.

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