Three-year Plan

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed below each year are designed to keep you on course to graduate in three years. A sample schedule is provided as a general guideline to help you build a schedule each term. Your courses must be selected with your advisor to satisfy all core curriculum and state, lab science, and multicultural requirements. Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for the most current curriculum.

Year 1

Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1101 (Area A) 3
COMM 2000 3
MDIA 2100 3
ENGL 1101 (Area A) 3
POLS 1101 (Area E) 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
ENGL 1102 (Area A) 3
MDIA 2350 3
MDIA 2500 3
HIST 2111 or 2112 (Area E) 3
Social Science (Area E) 3
Total hours 15
Summer Hrs.
COMM 1100 (Area C) 3
COMM 1110 3
ENGL 2111, 2112, or 2113 (Area C) 3
Total hours 9

Milestones: Overall 2.0 GPA or higher. Complete Area F with an average GPA of 2.50 or higher. Accumulate 39 or more collegiate credits, attaining sophomore status. Complete Georgia history requirement. Complete regent’s requirement. Complete Area C of core. Complete nine hours of summer coursework. Grade of "C" or better in all communication classes.

Year 2

Fall Hrs.
MDIA 3001 3
MDIA 3100 3
MDIA 3125, 3175, 3225, 3250, 3400, 3500, or JOUR 4570 3
PERS (Area B) 2
Science with Lab (Area D) 4
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
MDIA 3002 3
MDIA 3350 3
MDIA 3125, 3175, 3225, 3250, 3400, 4500 or JOUR 4570 3
MDIA 4100 3
MATH (Area A) 3
Total hours 15
Summer Hrs.
MDIA 4960, 4961, 4963, 4964, or 4965 3
MDIA 3125, 3175, 3225, 3250, 3400, 4500 or JOUR 4570 3
Science (Area D) 3
Total hours 9

Milestones: Overall 2.0 GPA or higher. Accumulate 81 or more collegiate credits, attaining junior status. Complete twelve hours of summer coursework. Grade of "C" or better in all communication classes. Complete Area A of Core.

Year 3

Fall Hrs.
MDIA 3003 3
MDIA 4400 3
MDIA 4030, 4270, or 4450 3
Science with Lab (Area D) 4
PERS (Area B) 2
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
MDIA 4960, 4961, 4962, 4963, 4964, or 4965 3
MDIA 4700 3
MDIA 4950 3
MATH (Area A) 3
Social Science (AREA E) 3
Total hours 15
Summer Hrs.
Guided Elective 3
Guided Elective 3
Guided Elective 3
Guided Elective 3
Total hours 12

Milestones: Overall 2.0 GPA or higher. Accumulate 120 collegiate credits. Complete major requirements. Apply for graduation spring semester. Complete nine hours of summer coursework. Grade of "C" or better in all communication classes.