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Curriculum

Human Communication and Social Influence Track

The M.A. track in Human Communication and Social Influence trains students in the basics of Rhetoric and Interpersonal Communication. Students interested in Interpersonal communication may focus on the elements of interpersonal relationships and how they are transmitted through the media. Students interested in rhetoric may focus on rhetorical theory and criticism, the interplay of text and context, the rhetorical creation of identity, persuasion, and social movements

CURRICULUM IN HUMAN COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL INFLUENCE

COURSES

* Communication M.A. Core Requirement

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

COMM 6210 Critical History of Television *

COMM 6400 Development of Communication

and Language Across the Lifespan *

COMM 6450 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism *

COMM 6460 Topics in Public Communication

Theory and Research *

COMM 6470 Topics in Interpersonal

Communication and Research *

COMM 6480 Political Communication *

COMM 6490 Communication and Gender *

COMM 6500 Visual Communication *

COMM 6510 Media and Politics *

COMM 6520 Speechwriting *

COMM 6600 Media Management and Marketing

COMM 6610 Desktop Editing and Publishing *

COMM 6620 Problems in Public Relations *

COMM 6630 Public Relations Writing *

COMM 6640 Media Advertising

COMM 6650 International Communication *

COMM 6660 Corporate Communication *

COMM 6670 Communication Consulting *

COMM 6780 Women and Mass Media *

COMM 8050 Principles of Persuasion *

COMM 8060 Seminar in Communication Law *

COMM 8070 Communication Technology

COMM 8080 Seminar in Communication Policy *

COMM 8090 Communication Ethics *

COMM 8100 Theories of the Public *

COMM 8400 Topics in Communication ResearchMethods *

COMM 8710 Seminar in Mass CommunicatingTheory *

COMM 8720 Seminar in Writing for MassAudience *

COMM 8730 Seminar in International Media andCulture *

COMM 8710 Seminar in Mass CommunicationTheory *

COMM 8790 Seminar in Public Communication