Graduate 2019-2020

Communication M.A.

 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Degree Requirements — 33 Credits

See “Communication M.A.”.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Core Credits — 18 hours

COMM 600Graduate Study in Communication

3

COMM 601Qualitative Methods in Communication Research

3

COMM 602Quantitative Methods in Communication Research

3

COMM 605Rhetorical Criticism

3

Select one of the following courses:

COMM 504Rhetorical Theory

3

COMM 603Communication Theory

3

Select one of the following courses:

COMM 514Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 515Group Communication

3

COMM 610Communication & Technology

3

Required Elective Credits

                                  500 and/or 600 level coursework

NOTES: Select any electives with COMM prefixes. One elective course may be from a related discipline with the approval of your advisor. Students must adhere to the Graduate School policy on double-numbered courses.

Graduates are required to have 45 graduate and undergraduate credit hours in the discipline for graduation. Possible deficiencies will be determined after review of the undergraduate transcripts.

All graduate students must pass written and oral comprehensive examinations before graduation. Students may apply for comprehensive examinations after completion of 24 semester hours, all undergraduate requirements and all required courses.

A maximum of 12 semester hours, individually or in combination, of courses numbered 561 or 622 may be counted toward the master's degree.