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Joint Programs

Dual Degree: M.A. in Corporate Communication and M.S. in Media Arts and Technology

Students pursuing a dual degree of M.A. in Corporate Communication with M.S. in Multimedia Arts and Technology should take a total of 48 credits of graduate classes (will count as 54 credits).

24 credits of Media courses toward M.S. in Media Arts and Technology

  • DMA 501 Introduction to Multimedia Technology
  • MDIA 582 Media Law and Intellectual Property
  • DMA 584 Media Project Management (capstone)
  • DMA 522 Visual Design and Layout (or)
    DMA 564 Interaction Design
  • DMA 505 Graphic Design Process (or)
    DMA 575 Database for Web Development
  • MDIA 579 Digital Video Production (or)
    DMA 572 Client Side Scripting I
  • Media electives (6 credits)

6 credits of shared courses (from Media or COMM)

  • Either MDIA 541 Media Writing (or)
    COMM 500 Professional Communication
  • Either ADPR 567 Media Research Methods (or)
    COMM 522 Communication Research Methods (or)
    COMM 588 Corporate & IMC Research

18 credits of COMM courses toward M.A. in Corporate Communication

  • COMM 501 Persuasion in the Marketplace
  • COMM 515 Organizational Communication
  • COMM 523 Communication Ethics & Professional Civility
  • COMM 536 Integrated Marketing Communication
  • COMM 537 Corporate Communication Marketplace: Local
  • COMM 527 Communication Management (or)
    COMM 563 Strategic Corporate Communication

Please contact the Graduate Director for more information.

M.A. in Corporate Communication with a Concentration in Media Arts and Technology

Students pursuing an M.A. degree in Corporate Communication can specialize in Media with a concentration in Media Arts and Technology. Students should take a total of 36 credits of graduate classes.

24 credits of COMM courses toward M.A. in Corporate Communication

  • COMM 500 Professional Communication
  • COMM 501 Persuasion in the Marketplace
  • COMM 515 Organizational Communication
  • COMM 523 Communication Ethics & Professional Civility
  • COMM 536 Integrated Marketing Communication
  • COMM 537 Corporate Communication Marketplace: Local
  • COMM 522 Communication Research Methods (or)
    COMM 588 Corporate & IMC Research
  • COMM 527 Communication Management (or)
    COMM 563 Strategic Corporate Communication

12 Credits of Media Courses toward Media Arts and Technology Concentration

  • DMA 501 Introduction to Multimedia Technology
  • MDIA 582 Media Law and Intellectual Property
  • Media electives - Two of the following courses:
    • DMA 505 Graphic Design Process
    • MDIA 517 Critical Studies in Mass Media
    • ADPR 518 Public Relations Campaigns
    • ADPR 519 Advertising Campaigns
    • ADPR 603 Social Media and Digital Marketing
    • DMA 522 Visual Design and Layout
    • MDIA 541 Media Writing
    • DMA 545 Interface Design
    • DMA 564 Interaction Design
    • ADPR 567 Media Research Methods
    • MDIA 568 Media Management & Entrepreneurship
    • DMA 572 Client Side Scripting
    • DMA 574 Web Design
    • MDIA 579 Digital Video Production

Please contact the Graduate Director for more information.