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    May 21, 2024  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional and Technical Communication, MA


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Course Requirements

Option I: 36-Hour Program with Written Examination


Cognate Field: 9 hours:


  • 9 hours of graduate-level courses
  • Before registering in these courses, students must seek the approval of the department

Comprehensive examination


Option II: 30-Hour Program with Thesis


Cognate Field, 6–9 hours:


  • 6–9 hours of graduate-level courses
  • Before registering in these courses, students must seek the approval of the department

Comprehensive examinations and oral prospectus defense


Thesis Requirement


The candidate for the MA degree with a major in professional and technical communication must write a thesis under Option II. A student is permitted to write a thesis only with the permission of the chair of graduate studies and a major professor. No student who has permission to write a thesis will be allowed to register for the courses until the foreign language requirement has been met and the MA comprehensive examination has been passed.

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