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Organizational Communication

Introductory Courses (1000 level)

Students must complete the 2 required introductory courses:

  • COM 1000 - Surv of Communication Studies
  • COM 1100 - Public Speaking

Theory Courses (2000 level)

The following theory course is required for this specialization:

  • COM 2440 - Theories of Organizational Com

Students may choose one (1) from any other theories class:

  • COM 2200 - Theories of Rhetoric
  • COM 2240 - Theories of Perform Studies
  • COM 2280 - Theories of Persuasion
  • COM 2300 - Theories of Mass Communication
  • COM 2340 - Theories of Visual Com and Culture
  • COM 2400 - Theories of Interpersonal Com 

Advanced Topics Courses (3000 level)

Students must choose three (3) Organizational classes from the following:

  • COM 3441 - Negotiation and Dialogue
  • COM 3442 - Team Based Communication
  • COM 3444 - Interviewing
  • COM 3445 - COM Consulting in Organization
  • COM 3448 - Multicultural Leadership
  • COM 3443 - Work Life Negotiation
  • COM 3490 - Applied Topics in Organizational Communication
  • COM 3490 - Space, Time & Technology

Students must choose one (1) Interpersonal class from the following:

  • COM 3401 - Relational COM Studies
  • COM 3402 - Family Communication
  • COM 3403 - Intercultural Communication
  • COM 3404 - Communication & Conflict
  • COM 3406 - Gender & Communication

Students must choose two (2) additional 3000 level courses in any specialization area as long as one (1) of those courses is in a third area (not organizational or interpersonal).

Advanced Research Courses (4000 level)

Students must take one (1) of the following: 

  • COM 4001 - Qualitative Research in COM
  • COM 4002 - Quantitative Research in COM

Capstone Course (5000 level)

Students must complete the Capstone Course:

  • COM 5050 - Senior Project

Contacts

Area Coordinator:
Amy Way, PhD

Associated Full-Time Faculty:
Sheryl Bowen, PhD
Dron Mandhana, PhD