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All JCOM students have a JCOM faculty advisor (call 435-797-3292), plus GenEd advisor, Jordan Truex (  Jordan's office is located in Old Main, 106; 435-797-3883.


Majors must take a minimum of 30 and maximum of 36 credits in JCOM, pursuing one of the four concentration course sequences outlined below. Of the basic 120-126 semester credits needed to graduate from Utah State University, JCOM majors must take at least 90 credit hours outside the major, including 65 in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Beyond the basic 120-126 hours needed for graduation, students may take as many JCOM courses as they like. Majors must complete a minor outside of JCOM, selected with the approval of an advisor, and a minimum of 18 credits from the department's list of approved "Breadth Requirements", courses in disciplines outside the major.

The basic JCOM course of study looks like this