M.A. in Communication - Course Offerings

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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 526 Consulting and Problem-Solving
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 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