This area is intended for professionally prepared students who plan to write a thesis. The expected prerequisites for enrollment in this option are two years of professional media experience. Should a student pursuing this option later decide to pursue a professional project rather than a thesis, the six hours of electives in the master’s program must be used to prepare appropriately for the project. This model is intended primarily for students who intend to pursue a doctorate.
One of the following courses:
Note: The university requires at least half of a graduate student’s coursework to be in 8000-level (or greater) courses. 4000-level (and below) courses do not carry graduate credit. Some courses will not be offered every semester. Plan accordingly by checking with your graduate adviser and the registrar’s schedule of courses for current course availability.