Master of Arts in Communication Pathway

CAS graduate course credits, earned in the CAS pathway, will apply to the corresponding graduate degree program once progression requirements are met. CAS graduate pathway students must follow all academic policies and complete all requirements to remain within their CAS graduate pathway and subsequent CAS graduate program.

Communication Pathway

Concentration in Public Relations and Advertising or Integrated Marketing Communication

Required Courses (4 courses, 9 credits)

Prerequisites:

INTO Pathway Students Only

Credits:

0

Description:

This course is designed for students pursuing the graduate pathway program at Suffolk University to develop students' critical thinking and analysis skills and knowledge for study at a US University. These skills are developed through cross disciplinary academic-related themes that are tailored to students' specific fields of interest/study. Course activities and assessments include critical reading, primary and secondary research, report writing, oral presentations, and career-focused networking. This is a non-credit course.

Prerequisites:

Graduate Pathway Students Only

Credits:

3

Description:

This course is designed to foster the development of a range of skills necessary for success in graduate school and professional practice. The course provides students the opportunity to master graduate-level competencies in areas such as information literacy; professional ethics; time management and project completion; critical thinking and analysis; and scholarly writing. Students will focus on enhancement of presentation skills and the development of voice and perspective in their written work.

Take two Public Relations and Advertising Concentration Requirements, or Integrated Marketing Communication Concentration Requirements, or Graduate Electives in ADPR as determined by the department.

Upon successful completion of the MA Communication Pathway program, students must follow the requirements of the Master of Arts in Communication program.