Media History

Media History

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 8076 Theory of International Communication (2)
JOURN 8078 Information Theory (3)
JOURN 9000 Doctoral Proseminar I (3)
JOURN 9006 Doctoral Proseminar II (3)
JOURN 9010 Doctoral Seminar (3)
JOURN 9087 Doctoral Research Seminar (4)

Mass Media History: 14 Credits

JOURN 7568 History of Photojournalism (3)
JOURN 8026 Philosophy of Journalism (2)
JOURN 8030 History of Mass Media (3)
JOURN 8036 Seminar in History and Principles (3)
JOURN 8086 The Mass Media and the Presidency (3)

Research Methods: 12 Credits

COMMUN 8130 Seminar in Qualitative Methods in Communication (3)
HIST 7480 Historiography (3)
JOURN 8008 Qualitative Research Methods (3)
JOURN 8010 Advanced Qualitative Methods (3)

American History Emphasis: 21 Credits

HIST 7210 Origins of Modern America, 1877-1919 (3)
HIST 7240 History of the New South (3)
HIST 8021 Readings/Federalists and the Jeffersonians (3)
HIST 8201 Seminar in the Origins of Modern America (3)
HIST 8211 Seminar in Recent U.S. History (3)
HIST 8400 Readings in U.S. Women’s History (3)
HIST 8435 Seminar in American Cultural and Intellectual History (3)

Philosophical, Legal and Ethical Considerations: 9 Credits

JOURN 8038 Seminar in Communications Law (3)
JOURN 8080 Media Ethics (3)
JOURN 8086 Critical Analysis of the Mass Media (3)

Dissertation: 9 Credits

JOURN 9090 Doctoral Dissertation (9)

Total Credits: 83
% from Journalism (56 Credits): 67%