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2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Communication Studies (M.A.)


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36 CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

Degrees:

Master of Arts in Communication Studies, Plan A and B 

Plan A (thesis): Total 36 credit hours


  • Required Communication Studies core       12 credit hours 
  • Communication Studies area of study            6 credit hours 
  • Communication Studies electives                   6 credit hours 
  • Thesis                                                                    6 credit hours 
  • Supporting courses outside of area                6 credit hours
     

Plan B (non–thesis): Total 36 credit hours


  • Required Communication Studies core                     12 credit hours
  • Communication Studies area of study                          9 credit hours
  • Communication Studies electives                                 6 credit hours
  • Supporting courses outside of area                              9 credit hours

Degree requirements for areas of study:


 

Organizational Communication   Plan A   Plan B

Core courses
Organizational Comm. Courses
Communication Studies Electives
Thesis Research
Supporting courses

  12 credit hours
 6 credit hours
 6 credit hours
 6 credit hours 
 6 credit hours
  12 credit hours
  9 credit hours
  6 credit hours
  N.A.
  9 credit hours

Thesis & Comprehensive Oral Defense
Comprehensive Written Exam

   yes
 no
    N.A.
  yes

 

Political Communication   Plan A   Plan B

Core courses
Political Comm. Courses
Communications Studies Electives
Thesis Research
Supporting courses

 

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

 

12 credit hours
  9 credit hours
  6 credit hours
  N.A.
  9 credit hours

Thesis & Comprehensive Oral Defense
Comprehensive Written Exam

    yes
  no
   N.A.
 yes

 

General Communication Studies   Plan A   Plan B

Core courses
Organizational Comm. Courses
Public Comm./Rhetoric Courses
Interpersonal/Intercultural Courses
Communication Studies Electives
Thesis Research
Supporting courses

 

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

 

12 credit hours
  6 credit hours
  6 credit hours
  6 credit hours
  no
  N.A.
  6 credit hours

Thesis & Comprehensive Oral Defense
Comprehensive Written Exam

    yes
  no
    N.A.
  yes

 

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