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Master of Arts in Communication

  • Graduate Program Coordinator: John G. McClellan
  • Communication Building, Room 103, Mail Stop 1920
  • Phone: (208) 426-2450
  • E-mail: johnmcclellan@boisestate.edu

Master of Arts in Communication

Course Number and TitleCredits
Core Sequence
COMM 501 Research Methods
COMM 505 Theory and Philosophy of Communication
COMM 598 Seminar

3
3
1
Elective Courses
COMM 506 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr)
COMM 507 Organizational Communication (3 cr)
COMM 508 Media Theory and Criticism (3 cr)
COMM 509 Media Law and Ethics (3 cr)
COMM 510 Communication, Community and Politics (3 cr)
COMM 511 Critical Theories (3 cr)
COMM 512 Culture and Communication (3 cr)
COMM 520 Collaboration and Conflict (3 cr)
COMM 521 Discourse and Identity (3 cr)
COMM 522 Communication Pedagogy and Training (3 cr)
COMM 530 Media, Politics, and Power (3 cr)
COMM 531 Media and Institutions (3 cr)
COMM 532 Media Aesthetics and Culture (3 cr)
COMM 540 Communication, Gender, and Difference (3 cr)
COMM 541 Rhetoric and Civic Life (3 cr)
COMM 590 Practicum/Internship (3-6 cr)
COMM 595 Reading and Conference (3-6 cr)
COMM 596 Independent Study (3-6 cr)
COMM 597 Special Topics in Communication (1-3 cr)
18-21
Culminating Activity
Choose one of the following:
COMM 591 Project (6 cr)
COMM 593 Thesis (6 cr)
COMM 690 Master’s Comprehensive Examination (3 cr)
3-6
Total31