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Core Courses (12 credits)
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  School of Communication and Information 2023-2025 Master of Communication and Media Program Curriculum Overview Core Courses (12 credits)  

Core Courses (12 credits)

These five courses fulfill the MCM Program Core requirements. All MCM students will take these courses regardless of their specialization. ( 12 Credits)

508: ePortfolio*

5XX: Communication Ethics (548) or Digital Media Ethics (594)*

513: MCM Graduate Experience (0 Credit 3 hour live workshop

5XX: Communication Research (514) or Digital Media Research (556)*

519: Capstone *

*Those specializing in Digital Media would take Digital Media Ethics and Media Research. All others would take Communication Ethics and Communication Research. The Program also differentiates the Capstone course to allow students to work on papers or projects related to their specialization. Those students specializing in Communications and Media Research are not required to enroll in ePortfolio (508).

Course sequencing: Students must enroll in 513 in their first MCM semester. Students should enroll in 508 in their first MCM year. Students should enroll in the Research class in the second semester of the first MCM year. Students should enroll in the Capstone (519) in the last semester in the program before their expected graduation date.

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