The BA/MA joint degree program in Corporate Communication combined the 36-hour major and undergraduate degree requirements with 30 additional hours of graduate coursework completed during the undergraduate and “+1” years.
The MA coursework is completed on the following timeline. *
SPRING (semester 1) - 6 hours graduate credit
Complete final undergraduate credits and take two graduate courses (a research methods course and a professional development course).
FALL (semester 2) - 9 hours graduate credit
Take three graduate courses, and begin preparing for the thesis or praxis practicum.
SPRING (semester 3) - 9 hours graduate credit
Option 1 | Take three graduate courses and begin thesis
Option 2 | Take two graduate courses and write professional paper prior to praxis practicum placement.
SUMMER (semester 4) - 6 hours graduate credit
Complete thesis or praxis practicum.