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Communication: Human Communication, Thesis, MA

This program focuses on the study of human symbolic interaction. Students will emphasize coursework relevant to rhetorical and communication theory, interpersonal and group communication, and communication research methods. Graduates of this program will advance their current professional careers, prepare themselves for careers in business and industry requiring expertise in human communication or prepare themselves to apply for a Ph.D. program in communication. The thesis option is recommended for students considering additional graduate study.

A major in communication studies is also well-suited for students desiring a career in education. This degree will prepare future educators for effective communication with students, parents, and other school professionals.

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  • UNC Main Campus

Tuition & Fees

Total Degree Requirements

30-33 Credit Hours

Graduate Coordinator

James Keaten, 970-351-2211

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