Communication Arts: 5-Year Program

This combined undergraduate/graduate option enables students to receive BA and MA degrees in only five years. Students must meet specific qualifications and follow a prescribed program in order to successfully complete both degrees in this time frame.

Students seeking completion of the combined degree program (BA/MA) must:

  1. Apply for the combined program in his or her sophomore year.
  2. Meet all undergraduate requirements for degree completion and for taking graduate courses in the senior year.
  3. Meet all graduate requirements for acceptance into the graduate program.


Graduate courses taken in senior year will be selected in consultation with the department Chairperson. Contact the Communication Arts Department for further information on the Master's degree in Communication Arts