Graduate Coursework: Communication & Creative Arts

The graduate-level courses listed in this section of the CGCE website are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally.

Click on one of the following programs to view its coursework:

Master's Degrees
Certificates of Graduate Study (COGS)

M.A. in Public Relations

Required Courses: 21 Semester Hours (s.h.)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MAPR 01551 Public Relations Overview 3
MAPR 01547 Techniques in Communication 3
MAPR 01550 Introduction to Communication Research 3
MAPR 01553 Case Studies 1
MAPR 01544 Public Relations Planning 2
MAPR 01561 Advanced Techniques in Communication 3
MAPR 01620 Seminar in Public Relations (2 semesters) 6

Elective Courses: 12 Semester Hours (s.h.)
Approved Modules and Electives (Depending on Specialization)

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M.A. in Writing

Required Courses: 12 Semester Hours (s.h.)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MAWR 01554 Core I: Theories and Techniques for Writers 3
MAWR 01559 Core II: Research Methods for Writers 3
MAWR 01561 Seminar I 3
MAWR 01571 Seminar II 3

Elective Courses: 18 Semester Hours (s.h.)
Four MAWR courses in the specialized area:

  • Composition Studies, Creative Writing/Journalism or New Media (12 s.h.)
  • Two elective courses at the graduate level (6 s.h.)

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Creative Writing

Required Course: 9 Semester Hours (s.h.)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MAWR 02505 Poetry Workshop 3
MAWR 02515 Creative Nonfiction Workshop 3
MAWR 02520 Writing the Novel 3
MAWR 02521 Writing the Nonfiction Book 3
MAWR 02522 Nonfiction Workshop 3
MAWR 02523 Writing the Memoir 3

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Editing & Publishing for Writing

Required Course: 9 Semester Hours (s.h.)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MAWR 01622 Publishing for Creative Writers 3
MAWR 01623 Writing Stories for Children and Young Adults 3
MAWR 01566 Editing the Literary Journal 3
MAWR 01557 Writing the Freelance Features 3
MAWR 02521 Writing the Nonfiction Book 3

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Radio, Television and Film Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 12 Semester Hours (s.h.)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
RTF 10523 Graduate Screenwriting 3
RTF 10520 Graduate Audio Production 3
RTF 10522 Graduate Film Production 3
RTF 10521 Graduate Documentary Production 3

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Writing: Composition & Rhetoric Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 9 Semester Hours (s.h.)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MAWR 01549 Issues in Composition Studies 3
MAWR 01556 Assessment of Writing 3
MAWR 01555 Writing for Electronic Communities 3

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Writing & New Media

Required Course: 12 Semester Hours (s.h.)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MAWR 01620 Internet and Writing Studies 3
MAWR 01564 Information Architecture 3
MAWR 01555 Writing for Electronic Communities 3
MAWR 01621 Visual Rhetoric and Multimodal Composition 3

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