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Graduate Courses

We offer six courses each year. CS600 and CS601 are required courses. You must also register for CS695 or CS699 while working on your MRP or thesis.

You are allowed to take up to 1.0 credit from other graduate programs with approval from the graduate coordinator. In the past, Communication Studies master's students have taken graduate courses in programs such as Cultural Analysis and Social Theory, English and Film Studies, and Political Science.

2022/23 Course Offerings

2023/24 Course Offerings

Additional Courses


CS690 Directed Studies - A selected research project supervised by an individual faculty member.

CS695 Major Research Paper - A major research project to be undertaken on an approved topic and in accordance with the guidelines of the department.

CS699 Thesis - An independent thesis project to be undertaken on an approved topic based upon research connected with the discipline of communication studies and in accordance with the guidelines of the department.