Through their course work, students undertaking Communications explore the many ways media impacts the individual and society, locally and internationally. Students are provided with a solid academic background that promotes written and critical thinking skills, as well as theoretical and applied knowledge.

Internships is an integral part of the curriculum. Through experience in industry, students learn how to prepare for their professions. Possible internship roles include movies, TV and radio production, advertising and marketing activities and written and on-line press production.





Learning Outcomes





  1. Develop a basic understanding of theories and concepts in the field of Communication;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the core ethical values underlying best practices in the production of media (marketing communication, internet studies, digital journalism, digital film making);
  3. Demonstrate they understand the research methods used in the many fields encompassed under the umbrella of Communication (marketing communication, internet studies, digital journalism, digital film making);
  4. Articulate the complexity of media’s place in society and culture;
  5. Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the communication discipline; and
  6. Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the Communication discipline.





Communication Studies is a 65-credit program, and is made up of subjects in the area of communication.

The program offers students general requirements, as well as elective courses that coincide with students’ interests, which students themselves can choose together with the Dean of Students.  In order to successfully complete the program, students must also take part in a two-credit internship program.

Upon the successful completion of two years in Madrid, students finish their Bachelor’s Degree either at Endicott College, or any other American college or university.





Program of Study





Curriculum Requirements

Total Credits Required: 65





General Education Core Requirements (6 credits)

  • ENG 111 Critical Reading & Writing I – 3 cr. +info
  • ENG 112 Critical Reading & Writing II- 3 cr. +info

Individual and Society (3 credits) 

  • PSY 100 Psychology – 3 cr. +info

Global Issues (3 credits)

  • International Studies Course – 3 cr. +info

Literary Perspectives (3 credits) 

  • ENG 102 Introduction to Literature – 3 cr. +info

Values and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits) 

  • PHL 104 Ethics – 3 cr. +info

Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression (3 credits) 

  • ART 102 Visual Art and Cultural Values II – 3 cr. +info

Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits) 

  • One Math Course – 3 cr. +info

Science and Technology (3 credits) 

  • ENV 150 Environmental Issues – 3 cr. +info

World Cultures (3 credits) 

  • One World Culture Course – 3 cr. +info

Free Electives (12 credits) 

  • ENG 103 Speech – 3 cr. +info
  • Three Approved Elective Courses – 9 cr. +info

Communication Requirements (21 credits) 

  • CMM 106 Media & Culture I – 3 cr. +info
  • CMM 107 Media & Culture II – 3 cr. +info
  • CMM 103 Advertising Fundamentals – 3 cr. +info
  • CMM 203 Public Relations – 3 cr. +info
  • CMM 306 Social Impact of the Media – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 121 Business Fundamentals II – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 200 Marketing – 3 cr. +info


  • INT 200 Internship II – 2 cr. +info

Total Degree Requirements (in first 2 years) – 65 cr.






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