Communication, Collaboration, Community

Graduate Level Courses

Program Information

The list of classes of this page (along with the descriptions of the courses on subsequent links) are only part of the picture. Download the appropriate handbook for details. These documents contain all of the information you need to complete the program once you have been accepted into the university and the department. Of course... do not hesitate to contact us if you still have any unanswered questions.

The links below will lead you to the courses offered in our department. From there, you may go to another page with the course descriptions.

Graduate Level Courses Grouped By Areas of Concentration: 
For course descriptions click on the area of concentration. For most recent syllabus, click on course number or name.

Rhetoric and Culture

800

Rhetorical Theory*

830

Political Communication

850

Seminar in Gender and Communication

852

Media and Culture

859

Human Communication Theory*

885

Small Group Communication Theory

911A

The Classical Tradition

911B

The Renaissance and Modern Tradition

911D

Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

912

Seminar in Argumentation Theory

950A

Perspectives in Communication and Culture

950B

Seminar in Intercultural Communication

950D

Current Issues in Communication and Culture

953

Seminar in Political Communication

985

Cultural Criticism

Instructional Communication

812

Directing Speech & Debate

827

Instructional Communication

885

Small Group Communication Theory

927A

Seminar in Instructional Communication

927B

Seminar in Instructional Communication Research

927D

Current Issues in Instructional Communication

Organizational Communication

850

Seminar in Gender and Communication

885

Small Group Communication Theory

886

Organizational Communication

887

Consulting and Training in Communication (Not currently offered)

986A

Perspectives in Organizational Communication

986B

Problems and Issues in Organizational Communication

986D

Current Research in Organizational Communication

Interpersonal & Family Communication

850

Seminar in Gender and Communication

870

Interpersonal Communication

885

Small Group Communication Theory

970A

Seminar in Interpersonal Communication

970B

Seminar in Family Communication

970D

Current Research in Interpersonal Communication

Research Methods

880

Critical and Interpretive Research

882

Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods

981

Rhetorical Criticism

983

Advanced Experimental Research

984

Interpretive Research Design

985

Cultural Criticism

Miscellaneous Hours

890

Internship in Communication Studies

898

Special Topics

899

Masters Thesis

900

Introduction to Graduate Study in Communication Studies

996

Research Problems Other Than Thesis

998

Special Topics in Communication Studies

999

Doctoral Dissertation

* These two courses cannot be counted toward the primary or secondary requirements in the Ph.D. program.