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 2023

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 500Communication Theory DevelopmentCarmen Gonzalez
COM 519Visual Cultural Studies MethodsLeiLani Nishime
COM 552Social Construction of NewsMatt Powers
COM 594Professional Development: Post-PhD CareersPatricia Moy
COM 596Communication PedagogyChristine Harold
COM 597Rhetorical Field MethodsAmanda Friz

Graduate courses for winter quarter 2024

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 501Methods of InquiryYuan Hsiao
COM 567Gender, Race, and CommunicationTimeka Tounsel
COM 594Professional Development: Public ScholarshipPatricia Moy
COM 596Communication PedagogyChristine Harold

Graduate courses for spring quarter 2024

Course numberTitleFaculty
COM 540Rhetoric of ScienceLeah Ceccarelli
COM 580Nonverbal CommunicationValerie Manusov
COM 594Professional Development: Writing for PublicationPatricia Moy
COM 594Advanced Communication PedagogyChristine Harold
Com 597Asian American Cultural ProductionLeiLani Nishime

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.