Organizational Communication Major

Major in Organizational Communication (B.A.)

  • COM210  Perspectives on Human Communication
  • COM213  Media Communication
  • COM248 Organizational Communication
  • ENW115  Introduction to News Writing
  • COM302 Media Law
  • COM350 Corporate Communication
  • COM363 Methods of Communication Research
  • COM481 Internship in Communication
  • COM494 Capstone: Organizational Communication

Choose from

  • COM220              Group Communication
  • COM322              Advanced Group Communication

Choose one Oral Communication course

  • COM301A*  Oral Interpretation
  • COM318  Argumentation and Debate
  • COM386  Advanced Public Speaking

Choose one Communication Analysis course

  • COM361 Rhetorical Criticism
  • COM375 Media Criticism and Theory
  • COM463 Topics in Communication Analysis

Choose one of the following emphases:a

•  Employee Communication:

COM370  Interpersonal Communication

Choose two from:

  • BUS231 Human Resource Management
  • BUS331 Staffing, Training, and Development
  • COM355Z*  Intercultural Communication
  • COM460 Topics in Organizational Communication
  • RES305 Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills

•   Event Management:

COM323        Event Management and Leadership

Choose two from:

  • BUS233 Principles of Project Management
  • COM370 Interpersonal Communication
  • COM396 Public Relations Writing and Strategies
  • COM460 Topics in Organizational Communication

•   Strategic Communication:

COM376        Public Relations Writing and Strategies

Choose two from:

  • BUS220  Principles of Marketing
  • BUS319  Advertising and Promotion
  • COM215  Web Design for Mass Media or  COM315 Advanced Web Design for Mass Media
  • COM460  Topics in Organizational Communication
  • ENW211  Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines
  • ENW342  Advocacy Journalism

Total Major Credits: 49-53

* A student may also choose to use this course to meet a General Education requirement.

a An Individualized Organizational Emphasis is available for students who have a clear direction of what they want to do in their organizational careers that is not met by the emphases listed. The course sequence is arranged with consent of advisor and departmental approval.