Student Advising Office

Communication and Culture

As part of the prescribed work for all degrees, students must complete three semester hours of coursework in the Moody College of Communication dealing with the study of communication issues concerning at least one minority or nondominant group within the United States. Courses used to fulfill this requirement may also be used to fulfill the cultural diversity in the United States flag requirement and other degree requirements.

These lists are subject to change.

List of Approved Courses for Spring 2016

ADV  316     Creativity & American Culture
ADV 353      Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)
ADV 378      Austin Music and Publ Relatns (CD)
ADV 378      Exploring Food/Urban Change (CD/EL/II)

CMS 314L    Lang, Communication, & Culture (CD/WR)
CMS 323R    Rhetoric: East and West (EL)
CMS 340K    Communicatn and Social Change (CD/EL)

J 310F          Reporting: Words (CD/WR)
J 334F          Oral History as Journalism (CD)
J 341F          Undrstndng Afr Amers/The Media (CD)
J 348D         Gender & the News (CD/WR)

P R 353        Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)
P R 378        Austin Music and Publ Relatns (CD)

RTF 301N    Asian American Film History (restricted to non-RTF majors)
RTF 345       Women Behind the Camera
RTF 359       Race, Internet & Soc Media (CD/WR)
RTF 359S     Gender and Media in the 1960’s (WR)
RTF 366K    East Austin Stories (CD/II)
RTF 370       Mixed Race & US Film/Media (WR)

(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag, (II) - Independent Inquiry flag

List of Approved Courses for Fall 2015

ADV  316     Creativity & American Culture
ADV 353      Advertising and PR Law and Ethics (same as PR 353)

CSD 308K    Perspectives on Deafness
CSD 314L    Sociocul Bases of Communicatn

CMS 314L    Lang Communicatn & Culture-W
CMS 347K    Rhetoric of Popular Culture—WB
CMS 359      Lang, Culture, Comm of Hip-Hop
CMS 367      Difficult Conversations

J 341J           Minorities and the Media
J 343F          Journalism and Religion
J 348D         Gender & the News
J 351F          Journalism/Socty/Citzn Jrnlst

PR 353         Advertising and PR Law and Ethics (same as ADV 353)

RTF 359       Asian American Media Cultures
RTF 359       Latinas/os & US Media

• Sections of courses meeting with departments outside the College of Communication apply only if taken under the communication course listing.

• A 2.25 GPA required for all upper-division courses.