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COMM 3498. Practicum (0-0-1) Practicum is an opportunity to begin applying coursework to hands-on experience for students. Students will coordinate with the department chair to find an on-campus site where they can work a minimum of 50 hours during the semester. The work they do must be relevant to their academic and professional goals in the field of mass communications or public relations and must be supervised by a person qualified and committed to furthering the student’s knowledge and skills. The practicum experience is designed to test student ability to function like a professional while cultivating communication knowledge and skills in preparation for entering an internship.

COMM 3698. Junior Internship (0-0-3) Prerequisites: Junior standing, 2.5 GPA in major. Application of communication skills in the workplace. (S/U grading) (Course fee required.)

COMM 4698. Senior Internship (0-0-{1-3}) Student must be in Senior standing with a 2.5 GPA in major. Application of communication skills in the work place. (S/U grading.) (Course Fee Required)