Mass Communication and Society

Mass Communication and Society

These samples are given as guidelines only. Students plan their own course of study with the advice of their adviser and committee.

Theory of Mass Communication: 18 Credits

JOURN 8056 Theory of Mass Communication (3)
JOURN 9000 Doctoral Proseminar I (3)
JOURN 9006 Doctoral Proseminar II (3)
JOURN 9010 Doctoral Seminar (3)
JOURN 9016 Advanced Seminar: Theory of Communication (2)
JOURN 9087 Doctoral Research Seminar (4)

Research Methods: 18 Credits

ANTHRO 7830 Ethnographic Methods I
COMMUN 8120 Seminar in Quantitative Methods in Communication (3)
ESC_PS 7610 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research I (3)
ESC_PS 7620 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research II (3)
JOURN 8016 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (3)

Mass Media & Society: 9 Credits

COMMUN 7440 Ethical Issues in Communications (3)
COMMUN 8510 Seminar in Mass Communication Theory (3)
JOURN 8066 Science, Society and News Media (3)

Psychology: 12 Credits

ESC_PS 7350 Advanced Human Learning (3)
PSYCH 7310 Theories of Personality (3)
PSYCH 7530 Advanced Abnormal Psychology (3)
PSYCH 7830 Psychology of Women (3)

Gender and Race: 9 Credits

HIST 7270 Afro-Americans in the 20th Century (3)
HIST 8405 Readings in Gender, Race and Class (3)
WGST 7003 Topics in Women’s and Gender Studies (3)

Legal Considerations: 6 Credits

JOURN 8038 Seminar in Communications Law (3)
JOURN 8046 Controls of Information (3)

Dissertation: 9 Credits

JOURN 9090 Doctoral Dissertation (9)

Total Credits: 78
% from Journalism (39 Credits): 50%