Students are awarded 15 credits upon completion of the Los Angeles program. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 9 Credits: Full time internship in the student’s major department pending the approval of the department's faculty moderator
  • 3 Credits: Paper/journal/project*
  • 3 Credits: COM 314 course taught at Stonehill College by Professor Ron Leone, Chair of the Communication Department. Students are expected to participate in this course over five days of winter break.

*Requirements may vary by department

COM 314, 3-credit Communication Class:

The course is an advanced survey of media organizations, including broadcasting, motion pictures, print, on-line, and telecommunication industries. A primary focus of the course is an examination of the current state of media organizations and the complex, dynamic relationship between ownership, personnel, content, advertisers and audiences