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Upcoming Courses

Each term, CSUSB's M.A. in Communication Studies offers rigorous and engaging graduate seminars, student-driven learning (e.g., internships and independent studies), and culminating experience options.
Below are the graduate-level seminars we plan to offer in upcoming terms. Communication Studies M.A. students may also take graduate-level courses in other departments as part of an approved plan of study.
NOTE: COURSE OFFERINGS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Course offerings may change based on student demand, faculty availability, and department resources. For the most current scheduling information, including course times, locations, and modalities, see CSUSB's Course Schedule website

Summer 2022

5000-level seminars (undergraduate & graduate students)

COMM 5319 -- Advanced Topics in Media Studies: Media, Gender, & Culture (Betlemidze)

  • asynchronous online instruction; does not meet in-person or at designated days/times (3 units)

Fall 2022

Required "core" courses

COMM 6000 -- Introduction to Graduate Study (Corrigan)

  • face-to-face classroom instruction on Mondays, 5:30-7:25 p.m. (2 units) + asynchronous online activities (1 unit)

COMM 6001 -- Theoretical Perspectives in Communication Studies (Grant)

  • face-to-face classroom instruction on Thursdays, 5:30-8:15 p.m. (3 units)

6000-level seminars (graduate students only)

COMM 6030 -- Instructional Communication (Grant)

  • synchronous online instruction on Wednesdays, 5:30-8:15 p.m. (3 units)

COMM 6093 -- Special Topics in Media Studies: Decolonial Theory & Methods (Conlisk-Gallegos)

  • face-to-face classroom instruction on Tuesdays, 5:30-8:15 p.m. (3 units)

5000-level seminars (undergraduate & graduate students)

COMM 5267 -- Advanced Topics in Relational & Organizational Communication: Dying and Afterlife Communication (Fong)

  • hybrid instruction; meets face-to-face on Thursdays, 2:30-3:45 p.m. + asynchronous online instruction (3 units)

COMM 5280 -- Culture and Ethnicity in Language (Fong)

  • face-to-face classroom instruction on Thursdays, 4:00-6:45 p.m. (3 units)

COMM 5302 -- Communication Law and Policy (Nerren)

  • asynchronous online instruction; does not meet in-person or at designated days/times (3 units)

COMM 5339 -- Advanced Topics in Film Studies: Settler Colonialism and Palestinian Cinema (Muhtaseb)

  • face-to-face classroom instruction on Thursdays, 4:00-6:45 p.m. (3 units)

COMM 5401 -- Crisis Communication (Mazumdar)

  • synchronous online instruction on Wednesdays, 4:00-6:45 p.m. (3 units)

Spring 2023

Required "core" courses

COMM 6002 -- Quantitative Research Methods in Communication Studies (TBA)

COMM 6003 -- Qualitative Research Methods in Communication Studies (TBA)

6000-level seminars (graduate students only)

TBA

5000-level seminars (undergraduate & graduate students)

TBA