Curriculum: M.A. Digital Media Strategies

Thirty-six hours are required for completion of this degree. The program consists of three core courses, and a choice of electives to meet the requirements of three additional areas:

applied media skills

media studies courses

capstone experiences


Required Core Courses | 9 hours

Take 3 of the following for 9 credit hours

COMM 6010: Issues & Perspectives in Communication

COMM 6050: Principles of Persuasion

COMM 6090: Communication Ethics

COMM 6030: Research Methods in Communication

COMM 6070: Communication Law

COMM 6040: Media History

Electives | 27 hours

*If not taken as part of core

COMM 6000: On-Air Reporting

COMM 6185: Editorial & Critical Writing

COMM 6520: Speechwriting

COMM 6610: Applied Graphic Communication

COMM 6620: Problems in Public Relations

COMM 6630: Public Relations Writing

COMM 6660: Corporate Communication

COMM 6670: Communication Consulting

COMM 6740: TV News

COMM 6710: TV News Magazine

COMM 6910/COMM 6850: TV-Reporting-Atlanta

COMM 6910/COMM 6720: Radio News & Podcasting

*COMM 6040: Media History

*COMM 6050: Principles of Persuasion

*COMM 6070: Communication Law

*COMM 6090: Communication Ethics

COMM 6470: Nonverbal Communication

COMM 6475: Communication & Aging

COMM 6480: Political Communication

COMM 6485: Health Communication

COMM 6500: Visual Communication

COMM 6615: Entertainment Education

COMM 6910: Mediation & Conflict Resolution

COMM 6910: Neoliberalism & the Media

COMM 6910: Media & Pop Culture

COMM 6156: Media Entrepreneurship

COMM 6670: Communication Consulting

COMM 6915: Special Production Project

COMM 6970: Internship