B.A. in Communication (Communication Studies) – Option: Organizational Communication

Course Requirements (126 Credit Hours)

A. General Education Requirements (54 – 57 credit hours)

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Plus:

B. Department Core (7 – 9 credits)

COM 103

Freshman Seminar in Communication

OR

other Freshman Seminar Course (1 – 3 cr. hrs.)

COM 201

Introduction to Media Studies

COM 228

Introduction to Communication Studies

C. Organizational Communcation Option Core (30 credit hours)

COM 214

Theories of Interpersonal Communication

COM 225

Introduction to Rhetoric & Social Influence

OR

COM 319

The Rhetorical Tradition

COM 253

Introduction to Public Relations

COM 300

Introduction to Research Methods

COM 314

Advanced Presentational Speaking

OR

COM 323

Business & Professional Speaking

OR

COM 343

Fundamentals of Oral Interpretation

COM 318

Principles of Persuasion

COM 320

Small Group Communication

COM 325

Interviewing: Principles & Practices

COM 420

Intro to Organizational Communications

BHS 201

Statistics for Behavioral Sciences

D. Choose 2 of the following courses(6 credit hours)

COM 255

Introduction to News Reporting & Writing

COM 301

Applied Communication Research

COM 326

Speechwriting

COM 371

Health Communication

COM 403

Communication Ethics

COM 418

Communication & Gender

COM 446

Advertising Management

ENGL 420

Business Writing

OBHR 330

Intro to Organizational Behavior

OBHR 431

Human Resource Management

OLS 375

Training Methods

OLS 474

Conference Leadership Training

OLS 477

Conflict Management

OLS 574

Managerial Training & Development

PHIL 324

Ethics for the Professions

PSY 373

Psychology in Industry

PSY 374

Organizations & Behavior

E. Electives (24 – 29 credit hours)