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Undergraduate Course Details
Number COM 506
Title Independent Research in Media Studies
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites COM 300 and permission of department chairperson


This course provides students with the opportunity to conduct an independent research project in an area of special interest in the field of Media Studies. The course is subject to the availability of a faculty member with expertise in the student?s area of interest. The supervising faculty member will serve as the research director and meet regularly with the student. Designed to accommodate one or two semester projects, the course allows the student to earn up to 6 credit hours by enrolling for two semesters. Only three of those credits can be counted as the Major Capstone Course. The course is developed collaboratively between professor and student so that it may be tailored to the individual student?s interest. Limited to Juniors and Seniors in the Media Studies Concentration.