Ready to become a master of media theory? You’ll need to complete at least 46 credits (including 24 graded credits at the UO) covering a mix of media concepts and theory, research methodology courses, and graduate-level electives in your areas of interest.
|J611||Mass Communication and Society||4|
|J612||Media Theory I||4|
|J613||Media Theory II||4|
|J614||Media Theory III||4|
|J641||Qualitative Research Methods||4|
|J642||Qualitative Research Methods||4|
|N/A||Additional Methods Course||4|
|N/A||Additional Graduate-Level SOJC Conceptual Course(s)||4|
|N/A||Graduate-Level Courses Outside the SOJC||8-16|
Thesis or Terminal Project—All Students Complete
If you plan to pursue doctoral study or work as a media consultant, you should complete a thesis. The terminal project is an option if you plan to work as a professional journalist or communicator. For more details about and guidelines for the thesis/terminal project, download the graduate handbook.
Need some guidance? Here are a few options:
- Download our graduate handbook for more details about program requirements and resources.
- Contact our graduate student services manager with questions about the program, the application process, and admission.
Once you’re admitted, you’ll be matched with a faculty advisor who will be your first point of contact for academic and career guidance. You’ll also choose a capstone advisor to assist with your terminal project.