COMS 407 Practicum refers to a course of study in which you apply your learned skills or knowledge – you put them into practice. In other words, it is a project or duty where you apply your skills and learning.
An Independent Study/Directed Individual Study provides you with an opportunity for individual faculty mentoring and engagement in the completion of a project. Consult with a faculty member who will oversee your project.
COMS 498A Independent Study: research projects for Communication majors and minors
COMS 498B Media Production Independent Study: media production projects for Communication majors and minors
JOUR 495 Directed Individual Study: journalistic research or production projects for Journalism majors or minors