The overall program requirements are here:
Based on student advice from those who have taken the
Best Choices for Year One
Term one: CA
Introduction to Graduate Communication Study (1 credit)
Human Communication Perspectives
Research 1: Quantitative Methods of Communication Research
Summer 1: Elective
Good Choices for Year Two
Seminar in Organizational Change
The Epistemology of Communication
Summer 2: Elective
Comprehensive Examination prior to enrolling the last semester.
2 Electives (3 credit hours each) The course number or
level doesn't matter, just take elective you'd like to take.
Year Two Capstone Options
700 Graduate Project 5 hours
797 Thesis - Research Prospectus and Design 5 hours
faculty committee when you begin the process. Pass an Oral Defense
(oral exam) of
your project or thesis near the beginning of your final term
when you graduate.
798 Reflection (2 credit hours)
complete one additional elective
so you still have a total of 36 hours.
Total Hours: 36 (plus 3 examinations:
Written Comprehensive Exam over meeting program goals
Oral Exam (Defense) over thesis/project near end.
No defense required for reflection capstone.