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Mass Media Arts and Journalism; Master of Science Degree Recommended Courses

 

This map is broken down into courses needed for core courses and the concentration areas.

 

COURSES HRS MILESTONES
CORE COURSES    
MMAJ 525: MASS COMMUNICATION THEORY 3 *STUDENTS MUST FILE FOR CANDIDACY
  AT THE END OF THEIR SECOND SEMESTER,
  SPECIFYING A THREE-MEMBER COMMITTEE
  AND AN ELECTIVE COURSE SCHEDULE.  AT
  LEAST TWO OF THE THREE MEMBERS OF THE
  COMMITTEE SHOULD BE FACULTY FROM  THE
  DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION. 
  COMMITTEE MEMBERS MUST HAVE GRADUATE
  FACULTY STATUS.
MMAJ 551: PUBLIC RELATIONS FOUNDATIONS 3  
MMAJ 552: JOURNALISM FOUNDATION 3  
MMAJ 558: SOCIETY, LAW AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGY
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
3  
MMAJ 559: MANAGEMENT OF THE COMMUNICATION PROCESS 3  
MMAJ 621: MASS COMMUNICATION RESEARCH 3  
MMAJ 641: PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION WRITING OR
MMAJ 642: ADVANCED PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING
3  
TOTAL HOURS 21  
CHOOSE ONE    
MMAJ OR CMST 500/600 LEVEL COURSES 3  
TOTAL HOURS 3  
CHOOSE ONE    
MMAJ 700: THESIS 6  
MMAJ 701: COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP 6  
MMAJ 702: COMMUNICATION PORTFOLIO 6 *MUST SUBMIT GRADUATION APPLICATION
  ONE SEMESTER BEFORE DATE OF
  GRADUATION.
TOTAL HOURS 6  
ELECTIVES 6 *SELECT FROM AMONG 400/600 LEVEL
  MMAJ OR CMST GRADUATE COURSES;
  ONLY ONE 400-LEVEL COURSE MAY BE
  TAKEN.  PLEASE NOTE THAT 400-LEVEL
  COURSES TAKEN FOR UNDERGRADUATE
  CREDIT CANNOT BE REPEATED FOR
  GRADUATE CREDIT.
TOTAL HOURS NEEDED FOR MMAJ 36