M.A. in Communication Curriculum

Required Courses (27 hours):

The newly crafted Master's of Arts in Communication provides three emphases with a shared core of classes. Students complete 30 hours as listed below. Emphasis I is Integrated Marketing. Emphasis II is Organizational Leadership and Change. Emphasis III is Nonprofit Communication.

Emphasis: Integrated Marketing

COMM 601: Introduction to Graduate Studies in Communication
COMM 604: Seminar in Communication Ethics
COMM 606: Public Relations & Corporate Writing
COMM 607: Seminar in Organizational Communication
COMM 630: Media and Technology Literacy
COMM 636: Integrated Marketing Communication
COMM 639: Strategic Issues Management
COMM 661: Entrepreneurial Communication
COMM 700: Integrated Marketing Campaigns

Emphasis: Organizational Leadership and Change

COMM 601: Introduction to Graduate Studies in Communication
COMM 604: Seminar in Communication Ethics
COMM 605: Organizational Change
COMM 607: Seminar in Organizational Communication
COMM 611: Management & Leadership
COMM 630: Media & Technology Literacy
COMM 651: Communication Consulting
COMM 661: Entrepreneurial Communication
COMM 701: Advanced Organizational Research

Emphasis: Nonprofit Communication

COMM 601: Introduction to Graduate Studies
COMM 604: Seminar in Communication Ethics
COMM 606: Public Relations & Corporate Writing
COMM 607: Seminar in Organizational Communication
COMM 636: Integrated Marketing Communication
COMM 639: Strategic Issues Management
COMM 682: Social Media Certificate
COMM 687: Advanced Grant Writing Certificate
COMM 702: Research in Nonprofit Communication

Professional Electives:

COMM 624: Marketing Management
COMM 641: Account Management
COMM 645: Direct Marketing
COMM 659: Communication Law and Regulation
COMM 671: Seminar in Communication Issues
COMM 675: Independent Study in Communication
COMM 697 & 698: Internship