Course Waivers: Communication

As described below, through completion of either set majors, minors, or various course combinations, and participation in the blended semester, students can earn as many as 12 credits towards the required 36 credits to earn the M.S.C. Many of the undergraduate courses listed have prerequisites. For complete information on master’s degrees, please refer to the graduate section of this catalog.

Communication Majors:
Students who complete these majors and their bachelor’s with a 3.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) can request a waiver of six (6) credits from the Graduate Admission Office. (Note: students must earn a B or higher in the course combinations listed below.)

Communication Minors:
Students who complete the undergraduate communication minor and their bachelor’s degree with a 3.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) can request a waiver of six (6) credits from the Graduate Admission Office. (Note:  students must earn a B or higher in the course combinations listed below.)

Other Undergraduate Majors:
Any Lasell student who successfully completes (with a grade of B or higher) the course combinations listed below can request a waiver of six (6) credits from the Graduate Admission Office. Students must also carry a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA.

Undergraduate Courses

MSC Waiver Course

COM 205 Media Ethics and Society

COM 701 Communication, Ethics, and Society

COM 315 Communication Research

COM 703 Communication Research

COM 317 Media Relations

COM 705 Media Relations

COM 308 Conflict Resolution & Negotiation

COM 709 Negotiations & Conflict Resolution