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Curriculum

Mass Communication Track

 The M.A. track in Human Communication and Social Influence trains students in the various elements of Mass Communication. Students may study the background elements of journalism: production routines, journalistic norms and values, ethics and the law. They may also focus on international media and global media systems. In addition, they may choose to study audience reception of media messages.

CURRICULUM IN HUMAN COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL INFLUENCE

COURSES

* Communication M.A. Core Requirement

- Appropriate Courses for Students in Human Communication and Social Influence:

COMM 6040 History of the News Media *

COMM 6210 Critical History of Television *

COMM 6250 Media Producer

COMM 6460 Topics in Public Communication

Theory and Research *

COMM 6480 Political Communication *

COMM 6500 Visual Communication *

COMM 6510 Media and Politics *

COMM 6590 News Director in Broadcasting

COMM 6600 Media Management and Marketing

COMM 6610 Desktop Editing and Publishing *

COMM 6640 Media Advertising

COMM 6650 International Communication *

COMM 6660 Corporate Communication *

COMM 6780 Women and Media *

COMM 8060 Seminar in Communication Law *

COMM 8070 Communication Technology

COMM 8080 Seminar in Communication Policy *

COMM 8090 Communication Ethics *

COMM 8600 Literary Journalism

COMM 8710 Seminar in Mass Communication Theory *

COMM 8050 Principles of Persuasion *

COMM 8100 Theories of the Public *

COMM 8110 Communication Consulting *

COMM 8400 Topics in Communication Research Methods *

COMM 8500 Speechwriting *

COMM 8660 Problems in Public Relations *

COMM 8670 Public Relations Writing *

COMM 8720 Seminar in Writing for Mass Audiences *

COMM 8730 Seminar in International Media and Culture *

COMM 8740 International Political Economy of the Media *

COMM 8790 Seminar in Public Communication *