Communication, Media, and Persuasion

MA in Communication


All programs of study will be expected to reflect the following departmental standards:

  • At least 15 credits must be from 6600-level course work.
  • At least 15 credits must be from course work in Communication, Media, and Persuasion.
  • Students choosing the Graduate Degree Paper option must take a minimum of 27 course credits plus a minimum of 3 Graduate Degree Paper (CMP 6660) credits.
  • Students choosing the Thesis option must take a minimum of 24 course credits plus a minimum of 6 Thesis (CMP 6650) credits.

 

Requirements:

CMP 6601 Introduction to Graduate Research Methods
       (to be taken in a student’s first fall semester)
3 cr
A minimum of nine CMP graduate seminar credits: 
       CMP 6630 Seminar in Communication (repeatable)  
9 cr
Additional credits from graduate-level CMP courses or other
graduate-level courses approved as part of a program of study  
12-15 cr
Graduate Degree Paper (3 cr) or Thesis (6 cr)  3-6 cr
  Total MA program credits:   30 cr

 

 

 

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