Outside Com credit

The following courses are offered outside the Department of Communication and are allowed to be used towards the Communication major.

Please note:

  • Students are allowed up to 10 credits from the following list to be counted towards COM major credit
  • All courses below will count towards COM Electives and/or Upper Division.
  • All registration is done with the understanding that courses may have restrictions and/or prerequisites
    • Do not contact host department for add codes, exceptions, and/or overloads
    • There will be no exceptions made due to the course being on this list. Students must follow all guidelines when registering.
    • Course availability subject to change. Please refer to MyPlan/UW Time Schedule for accurate availability.

Please refer any questions to the UW Department of Communication Commons and Advising Office at comadv@uw.edu.

College/School Dept Course Number Course Name Credits Area of Knowledge Notes
College of Arts & Sciences AAS 220 Asian American Stereotypes in the Media 5 I&S
College of Arts & Sciences ANTH 203 Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics 5 VLPA/I&S Jointly offered with LING 203
College of Arts & Sciences ANTH 209 Anthropology through Visual Media 5 VLPA/I&S
College of Arts & Sciences ANTH 403 Qualitative Research Methods in Sociocultural Anthropology 5 I&S
College of Arts & Sciences ANTH 432 Sociolinguistics I 5 VLPA/I&S, DIV Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400; Jointly offered with LING 432
College of Arts & Sciences ANTH 433 Sociolinguistics II 5 VLPA/I&S Prerequisite: LING 432; Jointly offered with LING 433
College of Arts & Sciences CS&SS 221 Statistical Concepts and Methods for the Social Sciences 5 NW, QSR Students may receive credit for only one of STAT 220, STAT 221, STAT 311, STAT 221/CS&SS 221/SOC 221, ECON 311. Offered jointly with SOC 221/STAT 221.
College of Arts & Sciences CS&SS 320 Evaluating Social Science Evidence 5 I&S, QSR Jointly offered with STAT 320 and SOC 320
College of Arts & Sciences CS&SS 321 Case-Based Social Statistics I 5 I&S, QSR Offered jointly with SOC 321/STAT 321
College of Arts & Sciences CS&SS 322 Case-Based Social Statistics II 5 I&S, QSR Offered jointly with SOC 322/STAT 322
College of Arts & Sciences CMS 302 Media Arts and Cultures 5 VLPA
College of Arts & Sciences CMS 315 History of New Media 5 VLPA
College of Arts & Sciences ENGL 204 Popular Fiction and Media 5 VLPA
College of Arts & Sciences ENGL 206 Rhetoric in Everyday Life 5 VLPA
College of Arts & Sciences ENGL 266 Literature and Technology 5 VLPA
College of Arts & Sciences ENGL 382 Special Topics in Multimodal Composition 5 C
College of Arts & Sciences FRENCH 224 Culture and Media Forms 5 VLPA/I&S Jointly offered with JSIS A 224
College of Arts & Sciences ITAL 355 Culture, Politics, and Media in Italy 5 VLPA/I&S
College of Arts & Sciences JSIS A 224 Culture and Media Forms 5 VLPA/I&S Jointly offered with FRENCH 224
College of Arts & Sciences JSIS B 307 Digital Storytelling and Global Citizenship 5 I&S
College of Arts & Sciences JSIS B 361 The Rise of a Global Language 5 I&S
College of Arts & Sciences LING 203 Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics 5 VLPA/I&S Jointly offered with ANTH 203
College of Arts & Sciences LING 432 Sociolinguistics I 5 VLPA/I&S, DIV Jointly offered with ANTH 432
College of Arts & Sciences LING 433 Sociolinguistics II 5 VLPA/I&S Jointly offered with ANTH 433
College of Arts & Sciences SPHSC 250 Human Communication and Its Disorders 3 I&S/NW
College of Arts & Sciences SPHSC 304 Developmental Aspects of Communication 5 I&S Prerequisite: either SPHSC 303, ANTH 203, LING 200, or LING 400
College of Arts & Sciences SOC 221 Statistical Concepts and Methods for the Social Sciences 5 NW, QSR Students may receive credit for only one of STAT 220, STAT 221, STAT 311, STAT 221/CS&SS 221/SOC 221, ECON 311. Jointly offered with CS&SS 221 and SOC 221
College of Arts & Sciences SOC 250 Media and Society 5 I&S
College of Arts & Sciences SOC 320 Evaluating Social Science Evidence 5 I&S, QSR Jointly offered with CS&SS 320 and SOC 320
College of Arts & Sciences STAT 220 Principles of Statistical Reasoning 5 NW, QSR Students may receive credit for only one of STAT 220, STAT 221, STAT 311, STAT 221/CS&SS 221/SOC 221, ECON 311.
College of Arts & Sciences STAT 221 Statistical Concepts and Methods for the Social Sciences 5 NW, QSR Students may receive credit for only one of STAT 220, STAT 221, STAT 311, STAT 221/CS&SS 221/SOC 221, ECON 311. Jointly offered with CS&SS 221 and SOC 221
College of Arts & Sciences STAT 311 Elements of Statistical Methods 5 NW, QSR Students may receive credit for only one of STAT 220, STAT 221, STAT 311, STAT 221/CS&SS 221/SOC 221, ECON 311.
College of Arts & Sciences STAT 320 Evaluating Social Science Evidence 5 I&S, QSR Jointly offered with CS&SS 320 and SOC 320
Foster School of Business MKTG 450 Consumer Behavior 4
College of Engineering HCDE 231 Introduction to Communication in HCDE 3 Students outside of HCDE major must fill out form for approval: https://www.hcde.washington.edu/bs/non-major-registration
College of Engineering HCDE 301 Advanced Communication in HCDE 5 Students outside of HCDE major must fill out form for approval: https://www.hcde.washington.edu/bs/non-major-registration
College of Engineering HCDE 322 Organizational Teamwork 2 Students outside of HCDE major must fill out form for approval: https://www.hcde.washington.edu/bs/non-major-registration
School of Informatics INFO 102 Gender and Information Technology 5 I&S, DIV
School of Informatics INFO 350 Information Ethics and Policy 5 I&S
School of Informatics INFO 386 Professionalism in Informatics 4
School of Informatics INFO 402 Gender, Race, and Information Technology 4 I&S, DIV
School of Informatics INFO 498 Special Topics in Informatics 1-5, max. 15 Credit for COM only for specific course topics. Please see COM adviser for approval.
Evans School of Public Policy and Governance PUBPOL 403 Professional Leadership 4
School of Public Health ENV H 205 Environmental Health in Media 3 I&S
School of Public Health HSERV 204 Communicating about Health: Current Issues and Perspectives 3
School of Social Work SOC WF 215 Intergroup Dialogues 3 DIV

 

 

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