Political Communication

Political Communication

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)

Mass Media Political Communication: 9 Credits

JOURN 8038 Seminar in Communication Law (3)
JOURN 8046 Controls of Information (3)
JOURN 8086 The Presidency and the First Amendment (3)

Research Methods: 15 Credits

COMMUN 8120 Seminar in Quantitative Methods in Communication (3)
JOURN 8008 Qualitative Research Methods (3)
JOURN 8010 Advanced Qualitative Methods (3)
JOURN 80362 Seminar in History and Principles (3)
POL_SC 9190 Research in American Politics (3)

Political Science Emphasis: 21 Credits

POL_SC 9100 American Political Behavior (3)
POL_SC 9140 American Political Institutions (3)
POL_SC 9160 Interest Groups (3)
POL_SC 9220 Constitutional Law: Institutions & Power (3)
POL_SC 9810 Seminar in Modern Political Thought (3)
POL_SC 9830 American Political Thought (3)
POL_SC 9890 Selected Themes in Political Thought (3)

Philosophical and Ethical Considerations: 8 Credits

JOURN 8028 Literature of Journalism (2)
JOURN 8080 Media Ethics (3)
JOURN 8086 Critical Analysis of the Mass Media (3)

Dissertation: 9 Credits

JOURN 9090 Dissertation Research (9)

Total Credits: 80
% from Journalism (53 Credits): 66%