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Career choices in the Communication field are expansive. Occasionally, students have an interest in a subject area not covered in our traditional concentrations. The Individually Initiated Concentration allows a student to explore a career choice using courses from our catalog in consultation with a Communication faculty advisor.

Students fill out an application to launch an IIC and then work with a Communication faculty advisor whose expertise is closest to the career option the student wishes to pursue.

An IIC typically requires 18 credits of coursework and may include courses from within the categories in the general Communication requirements, if applicable. Examples of IIC: Photojournalism, Event Planning, Music & Audio Production, and Political Media Management.