Dec 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Communication (M.A.)


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Admissions Information  

There are two tracks available for this program.  Plan A (thesis) requires the 12 hour core plus 18 hours of elective credit and 6 hours of thesis credit.  Plan B (non-thesis) requires the 12-hour core plus 24 hours of elective credit, and a comprehensive exam during or after the final semester of coursework.

Master of Arts in Communication, Plan A (Thesis): Total 36 credit hours


Major Area Coursework


Master of Arts in Communication, Plan B (non–thesis): Total 36 credit hours


Major Area Coursework


Degree requirements for areas of study:


Communication MA

 

Plan A
(Thesis)

 

Plan B 
(Coursework)

 

Core courses
Communication Elective Courses
Thesis or Project Research
Supporting courses(outside communication)

 

12 credit hours
12 credit hours
  6 credit hours 
  6 credit hours

 

12 credit hours
18 credit hours
  N.A.
  6 credit hours

 

Thesis
Project
Comprehensive Written Exam

Oral Defense

 

  Yes
  No
  No

  Yes

 

  No
  No
  Yes

  Yes

 

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