M.A./Ph.D Courses

Please read the Department’s statement on internet resource requirements for access to courses.

The full catalog, Time Schedule information, and descriptions for courses can be reviewed on the Course Catalog page.

Graduate courses for autumn quarter 2022

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 500Communication Theory DevelopmentLeah Ceccarelli and Mako Hill
COM 551Political CommunicationYuan Hsiao and Patricia Moy
COM 576Interpersonal CommunicationValerie Manusov
COM 594Professional DevelopmentPatricia Moy
COM 596Communication PedagogyKirsten Foot

Graduate courses for winter quarter 2023

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 501Methods of InquiryValerie Manusov and Leilani Nishime
COM 563Black Cultural StudiesTimeka Tounsel
COM 586Rhetoric of Health and MedicineAmanda Friz
COM 594Professional DevelopmentPatricia Moy
COM 596Communication PedagogyKirsten Foot

Graduate courses for spring quarter 2023

Course numberTitleFaculty
525Community-based Research MethodsCarmen Gonzales
538Theories and Criticism of Communication TechnologiesAdrienne Russell
594Professional DevelopmentPatricia Moy
594Advanced Communication Pedagogy: Experiential LearningKirsten Foot
597Special Topics in Communication: Community Data ScienceMako Hill

Graduate courses for autumn quarter 2023

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 500Communication Theory DevelopmentCarmen Gonzalez and
Mako Hill
COM 552Social Construction of NewsMatt Powers
COM 594Professional DevelopmentPatricia Moy
COM 596Communication PedagogyKirsten Foot
COM 597Rhetorical Field MethodsAmanda Friz

Graduate courses for winter quarter 2024

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 501Methods of InquiryYuan Hsiao
COM 513Fieldwork MethodsCarmen Gonzalez
COM 519Visual Cultural Studies MethodsLeiLani Nishime
COM 567Gender, Race, and CommunicationTimeka Tounsel
COM 596Communication PedagogyKirsten Foot

Graduate courses for summer quarter 2024

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 528Designing Internet ResearchMako Hill
COM 540Rhetoric of ScienceLeah Ceccarelli
COM 580Nonverbal CommunicationValerie Manusov
COM 594Advanced Communication PedagogyKirsten Foot

Registering for COM 590, 591, 592, or 593

Permission to register for COM 590, 591, 592, or 593 credits is requested via the COM 590-593 Permission Form, and requires the submission of a Learning Contract signed by the student, their advisor, and the faculty member supervising the student’s research by the end of the first week of the quarter. The COM 590-593 Permission Form and Learning Contract templates are available on the Department Intranet.