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Communication

Communication Core Courses

  • C211 Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
  • C371 Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • C472 Rhetorical Criticism (3)
  • Any designated writing course in any emphasis (3)
  • One of the following (3)
    • C382 Persuasion (3)
    • C481 Argumentation & Debate (3)

Total units required for core courses (15)

General Communication Emphasis Courses

  • Communication core courses (15)
  • Elective Communication courses (24)

Total units required for emphasis (39)

Cinema & Digital Arts Emphasis Courses

  • Communication core courses (15)
  • Units from the following totaling (24)
    • C132 Podcast Studio (3)
    • C191 Pocket Studio (3)
    • C202 Film History (3)
    • C231 Digital Video Editing I (3)
    • C232 Digital Video Editing II (3)
    • C291 Video Journalism (3)
    • C311 Video Production I (3)
    • C312 Video Production II (3)
    • C321 Screenwriting I (3)
    • C328 Screenwriting II (3)
    • C372 Science Fiction Writing (3)
    • C373 Graphic Design I (3)
    • C394 Introduction to Computer Visual Effects (3)
    • C401 Directing (3)
    • C402 Film Production (3)
    • C404 Graphic Design II (3)
    • C430 Honors Internship (1-6)
    • C436 Christianity and Film (3)
    • C442 Computer Visual Effects II (3)
    • C480 Digital Photography (3)
    • C482 The Graphic Novel (3)
  • Also Acceptable:
    • E299 Studies in Classic Film (3) (as a substitute for C202 Film History ONLY)

Total units required for emphasis (39)

Creative Writing & Publishing Emphasis Courses

  • Communication core courses (15)
  • Units from the following totaling (24)
    • C121 Fundamentals of Digital Media (3)
    • C132 Podcast Studio (3)
    • C234 Travel Writing (Directed Studies) (3)
    • C254 Journal & Autobiographical Writing (3)
    • C321 Screenwriting I (3)
    • C344 Article Writing (3)
    • C351 Creative Writing (3)
    • C352 Editing I, Principles of Copyediting (3)
    • C368 Fund. of Advertising Copywriting (3)
    • C372 Science Fiction Writing (3)
    • C373 Graphic Design I (3)
    • C404 Graphic Design II (3)
    • C430 Honors Internship (1-6)
    • C441 Poetry Writing (3)
    • C444 Advanced Article Writing (3)
    • C452 Editing II, Advanced Copyediting (3)
    • C459 Novel Writing (Directed Study) (3)
    • C471 Writing for Publication (3)
    • C480 Digital Photography (3) 
  • Also Acceptable (maximum of 3 units applicable to the General emphasis):
    • E322 Children’s Literature (3)
    • E333 Drama as Literature (3)
    • E334 The Short Story (3)
    • E336 Poetry and Poetics (3) 

Total units required for emphasis (39)

Journalism Emphasis Courses

  • Communication core courses (15)
  • Units from the following totaling (24)
    • C132 Podcast Studio (3)
    • C138 Photo Journalism (3)
    • C234 Travel Writing (Directed Study) (3) 
    • C291 Video Journalism (3)
    • C344 Article Writing (3)
    • C352 Editing I, Principles of Copyediting (3)
    • C362 Writing Essays, Editorials & Columns (3)
    • C373 Graphic Design I (3)
    • C404 Graphic Design II (3)
    • C430 Honors Internship (1-6)
    • C432 Sports Journalism (3)
    • C444 Advanced Article Writing (3)
    • C452 Editing II, Advanced Copyediting (3)

Total units required for emphasis (39)

Speech Communication Emphasis Courses

  • Communication core courses (15)
  • Units from the following totaling (24)
    • C284 Group Dynamics (3)
    • C336 Political Communication (3)
    • C381 Beginning Public Relations (3)
    • C382 Persuasion (3) 
    • C383 Family Communication (3)
    • C384 Nonverbal Communication (3)
    • C388 Communication & Social Movements (3)
    • C391 Intercultural Communication (3)
    • C392 Advanced Public Relations (3)
    • C430 Honors Internship (1-6)
    • C478 Classical to Contemporary Rhetorical Theory (3)
    • C481 Argumentation & Debate (3)
    • C484 Organizational Communication (3)
    • C488 Rhetoric of Religion (3)
    • C498 Communication Theories (3)
  • Also Acceptable: (maximum of 3 units applicable to the General emphasis)
    • MGT310 Management Theory (3)
    • MGT330 Business Communications (3)
    • MGT351 Human Resource Management (3)
    • MIS320 IS Applications (3)
    • MKT350 Marketing Fundamentals (3)
    • E315 Neoclassicism (3)
    • E436 Contemporary Critical Theory (3)
    • E453 Psychoanalytic Criticism (3)
    • E499 Feminist Criticism and Gender Theory (3)

Total units required for emphasis (39)


 

Minor in Communication

Available for students who are completing a major in another department at The Master’s University. The minor in Communication includes the three required courses listed below, plus three electives chosen from the Communication Department course offerings:

  • C211 Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
  • C371 Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • Any designated writing course in any emphasis (3)
  • Electives in Communication (9)

Total units required for minor (18)