COM 611 Communication Theories (3)
Systematic study of major theories of communication and current status of communication research.
COM 612 Communication Inquiry (3)
Introduction to inquiry and the array of quantitative and qualitative research methods commonly used in communication.
COM 623 Strategic Organizational Communication (3)
Theories, concepts, and applications of strategic communication and public relations to achieve organizational goals. Pre: 611 (or concurrent) or consent.
COM 643 Intercultural Communication (3)
Problems and opportunities of intercultural communication from theory and research, consulting and training, and policy and program perspectives. Pre: 611 or (concurrent) or consent.
Telecommunication & New Media
COM 633 Information and Communication Technologies (3)
Information and communication technologies, structures, processes, and networks as an area of research and study in the social sciences. Pre: 611 (or concurrent) or consent.
COM 634 Social Media (3)
Systematic study from a social science perspective of current and emerging social media. Attention to user needs and impact. Pre: 612 (or concurrent) or consent.
Global Communication & Journalism
COM 644 Global Communication and Journalism (3)
Analysis of the emerging global media landscape as digital technologies enable the sharing of news, information, and commentary across geographical and cultural borders. Focuses on causes, characteristics, and consequences. Pre: 612 (or concurrent).
* Any other Core Courses (COM 623, 633, 634 or 643)
COM 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1)
COM 646 Intervention in Multicultural Organization (3)
Describes the array of communication-related intervention programs designed to enhance effectiveness in multicultural organizations at home and abroad. A-F only. Pre: 623 or 643 or consent.
COM 660 ICT Policy and Planning (3)
Processes and methods of planning appropriate to the information and communication sectors, including future economic, social, political, technical, and environmental perspectives. Pre: 611 (or concurrent) or consent.
COM 699 Directed Reading & Research (V)
Individual reading and/or research. Repeatable up to six credits. Pre: consent.
COM 691 Communication Topics (3)
Coverage in depth of some area of theory and research. Repeatable one time. Pre: 611 and 612, or consent.
COM 695 Communication Practicum (V)
Supervised work experience, study of an organization, and career planning. Required of Plan B students in the main communication program. Repeatable up to six credits. CR/NC only. Pre: 611 and 612, or consent.
COM 700 Thesis Research (V)
Repeatable up to six credits. Pre: 611 and 612, or consent.