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Master of Arts in Communication Studies

Communication is the professional liberal art. The Master of Arts program in Communication Studies flexible program that draws from the richness of the communication field and allows students to pursue a number of interests and professional goals.

Required Core Courses

  • COMM 500 Professional Communication
  • COMM 501 Persuasion in the Marketplace
  • COMM 515 Organizational Communication
    *COMM 522 Communication Research Methods or
  • COMM 588 Corporate & IMC Research Methods
  • COMM 523 Communication Ethics & Professional Civility
  • COMM 537 Corporate Communication Marketplace: Local

Communication Studies Electives

Choose six communication electives in consultation with advisors, including:

  • COMM 506 Political Communication
  • COMM 507 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 509 Visual Communication
  • COMM 514 Rhetoric, Religion & Society
  • COMM 521 Communication and Gender
  • COMM 526 Free Speech & Responsibility
  • COMM 527 Communication Management
  • COMM 536 Integrated Marketing Communication
  • COMM 559 Philosophy of Communication
  • COMM 561 Rhetorical Theory
  • COMM 511 Rhetoric of Digital Communication
  • COMM 587 Event Planning: Comm. Architecture
  • COMM 649 Rhetoric & Philosophy of Public Relations
  • COMM 610 Rhetoric & Philosophy of Cyberspace
  • COMM 614 Rhetoric & Philosophy of Crisis Management
  • COMM 628 Rhetoric & Philosophy of Technology
  • COMM 633 Rhetoric & Philosophy of Advertising