Apr 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Communication (MA)


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Requirements for the Degree


Upon entering the program, students are given a temporary advisor. By the completion of nine hours of graduate work, students are expected to have chosen their major advisor with whom they can work closely. Students are expected to maintain a 3.0 or better GPA. A thesis or comprehensive exam is required of all MA candidates. There is an oral portion of the comprehensive examination as well as an oral examination of the MA thesis by the candidate’s committee after each member of this committee has had time to review the project thoroughly.

Three elective Courses include:


  • One course must be taken in Communication
  • Two courses (or six credits) may be taken outside the Communication Department in a related area, if approved by the graduate student’s committee

Five elective courses include:


  • Three courses must be taken in Communication
  • Two courses (or six credits) may be taken outside the Communication Department in a related area, if approved by the graduate student’s committee
  • Comprehensive Exams in three areas

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