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Bachelor of Science in Business Education
Concentration in Corporate Communication

If you desire flexibility in your course of study, but still want to have a rewarding career in business, look into a concentration in corporate communication.  The career possibilities for the corporate communication graduate include management positions such as directors of communication, public relations, and media relations in the corporate world and in private business.

Possible Careers: Communications Specialist, Chief Communications Officer, Labor Relations Specialist, Media Relations Specialist, or Public Relations Specialist

To graduate with a degree in Business Education with a concentration in Corporate Communication, you must complete the following:
For a digital format of the degree program, please click here.

Major Core - 33 Hours

BCOM 301 Business Communication
GBUS 204 Business Law I
INF 250 Introduction to Web Development
LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts 
MGT 101 Introduction to Business 
MGT 301 Management Principles
MIS 304 Management Information Systems
MKT 301 Marketing Principles

Software Applications - Choose 1
BCOM 300 Spreadsheet Applications
BCOM 310 Database Applications
BCOM 350 Business Communication Applications

Business Related Electives - Choose 1

MKT 403 Retail Management
MKT 601 Consumer Behavior
MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing
FIN 305 Managerial Finance
MGT 403 Business, Society, and Ethics
MGT 602 Production Operations Management

Related Electives - Choose 1
BCOM 201 Intro to Corporate Communication
COMM 128 Media and Society
COMM 345 Visual and Creative Design
COMM 347 Advertising 

Corporate Communication Concentration - 36 Hours

BCOM 400 Global Business Communication
BCOM 601 Managerial Communication
BCOM 690 Professional Development
BCOM 692 Managerial Reports and Presentations
BCOM 695 Corporate Communication
ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I
COMM 606 Conflict Management Through Communication
COMM 611 Organizational Culture and Climate
MGT 610 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
MGT 611 Human Resource Management 
One Elective by Advisement
One Elective by Advisement

General Education Cognates

ECON 202 Principles of Economics: Macro
FIN 205 Theory and Prac/Personal Finance
MATH 250 Elements of Statistics
IDS 350 Diversity in the U.S.



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