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MS strategic communications curriculum

M.A., Strategic Communication Curriculum

Candidates for the Master of Arts in Strategic Communication program complete 36 graduate-level credits to satisfy degree requirements. The curriculum includes a 9-credit program core, 6-credit thesis-related sequence, plus an additional 21 credits of relevant, elective courses.

Students select courses each semester in consultation with his/her advisor and recommended study plan. Communication Research (COTC 7110) can only be taken following the completion of 18 earned credits and is a prerequisite for Master's Project (COMM 8190).

Program Core (9 credits)
COMM 6100 - Introduction to Organizational Communication
COTC 7110 - Communication Research
COMM 8000 - Methods and Strategies of Communication

Thesis-Related Courses (6 credits)
COMM 8190 - Master's Project I
COMM 8191 - Master's Project II

Elective Courses (21 credits)
Students should select appropriate electives in consultation with their academic adviser. A full listing of courses and descriptions are available from the Graduate Catalogue.

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