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All JCOM students have a JCOM faculty advisor (call 435-797-3292), plus GenEd advisor, Stacey Kelly (

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.

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