M.A. in Communication - Course Offerings

View Spring 2016 course offerings or course descriptions from our catalog

Required core courses (15 credit hours)

CO 400: Communication Philosophies, Theories, and Research Traditions
CO 420: Communication Research Design and Methodologies
CO 440: Ethics and Communication
CO 560: Thesis Proposal/CO 561: Thesis Research OR CO 570: Project Proposal and CO 571:Independent Project

Elective Communication courses (21 credit hours)

CO 400: Communication Philosophies, Theories and Research Traditions
CO 410: Perspectives & Theories in Organizational Communication 
CO 420: Communication Research Design and Methodologies
CO 430: Written Communication
CO 431: Media Law and Institutions
CO 440: Ethics and Communication
CO 498: Communication Practicum
CO 500: Interpersonal Communication
CO 502: Small Group and Team Communication
CO 522: Communication and Organizational Leadership
CO 524: Negotiation & Conflict Management: Communication Approaches
CO 528: Professional Rhetoric and Presentations
CO 530: Media Theory and Criticism
CO 535: Globalization, Communication, and Culture
CO 537: New Media Studies
CO 540: Intercultural Communication
CO 541: International Communication
CO 547: Healthcare Organizational Communication
CO 548: Health Communication
CO 559: Topics in Communication Research
CO 560/561: Thesis Proposal/Thesis Research
CO 570/571: Project Proposal/Independent Project
CO 598: Independent Study

Elective Graduate non-Communication courses (6 credit hours maximum)

School of Business/Management
School of Business/Marketing
School of Nursing/Leadership

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