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Graduate Courses

Listed below are the on-campus M.A. and Ph.D. courses taught in the Department of Communication Studies. Unless noted, each course is worth three credit hours. In addition to these courses, new courses are often proposed and customized to fit the unique interest areas of current graduate students.

M.A. and Ph.D. Courses

  • COMM 509 Health Communication Dissemination
  • COMM 600 Communication in the Classroom
  • COMM 601 Instructional Communication
  • COMM 602 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 603 Communication Training and Development
  • COMM 604 Theory and Research in Persuasion
  • COMM 605 Theory and Research in Mass Communication
  • COMM 606 Theory and Research in Organizational Communication
  • COMM 607 Theory and Research in Language
  • COMM 608 Nonverbal Communication
  • COMM 609 Communication Apprehension and Avoidance
  • COMM 612 Small Group Theory and Practice
  • COMM 615 Media in Communication and Education
  • COMM 616 Communication in the Educational Organization
  • COMM 617 Communication Problems of Children
  • COMM 619 Communication and Affect in Instruction
  • COMM 622 Gender and Communication
  • COMM 626 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 629 Health Communication
  • COMM 691G Communication and Aging
  • COMM 691H Computer-Mediated Communication
  • COMM 691N Communication Traits
  • COMM 691O Communication Campaigns
  • COMM 691P Seminar in Relational Maintenance
  • COMM 693G Developmental Communication
  • COMM 693H Presence
  • COMM 693I New Media and Society
  • COMM 700 Survey of Human Communication Theory
  • COMM 701 Graduate Research Methods
  • COMM 713 Qualitative Research Methods
  • COMM 790 Teaching Practicum (variable credit)
  • COMM 793D Foundations of Communication Inquiry
  • COMM 793H Seminar in Communication Research Design

Ph.D. Courses

The following courses are typically reserved for students pursuing the Ph.D. in Communication Studies.

  • COMM 702 Advanced Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 706 Advanced Organizational Communication
  • COMM 711 Advanced Seminar in Research Methods
  • COMM 712 Communication Measurement
  • COMM 719 Advanced Instructional Communication
  • COMM 793C Seminar in Family Communication
  • COMM 794A Seminar in Communibiology
  • COMM 794B Seminar in Personality
  • COMM 794N Seminar in Affectionate Communication
  • COMM 794T Seminar in Aggressive and Antisocial Communication
  • COMM 795 Special Topics
  • COMM 796 Graduate Colloquium (variable credit)
  • COMM 797 Research (variable credit)