Bachelor of Arts

(Communication with emphasis in Organizational Communication) 

48 hours

University Degree Requirements


Hours
Specified General Education Courses - Foundation Studies 18
Elective/Specified General Education Courses:  
* IDS 350 - Multiculturalism in U.S. - REQUIRED                  3
• Math 250 - Elements of Statistics - REQUIRED 3
• Modern Language Courses (Beginning courses I,II) 10
• Electives 11

Communication Studies Core Courses - 9 Hours  

COMM 208 Communication and the Information Society 3
COMM 350 Communication Research Methods 3
COMM 490 Issues and Applications in Communication 3

Applied disciplinary Focus - 6 Hours

Communication Context and Skills Electives - Choose two of the following (6 hours):
COMM 240 News Reporting 3
COMM 345 Desktop Publishing and Publication Design 3
COMM 600 Nonverbal Codes 3
COMM 602 Intercultural Communication 3
COMM 604 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 607 Listening 3

Organizational Communication Courses - 27 hours
Students should consider coursework in related fields of study such as business, psychology, sociology, political science, economics and philosophy.

Required courses - 18 hours
COMM 304 Intermediate Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 318 Introduction  to Organizational Communication 3
COMM 414 Business & Professional Speaking 3
COMM 611 Organizational Culture and Climate 3
COMM 613 Recruiting and Interviewing Techniques 3
COMM 642 Crisis Management and Strategies 3
Select three courses from the following - 9 hours:
COMM 601 Persuasion 3
COMM 605 Small Group Communication 3
COMM 606 Conflict Management Through Communication 3
COMM 612 Developing Human Resources through Communication OR 3
MGT 611 Human Resource Management 3
COMM 614 Organizational Coaching & Mentoring Communication 3
COMM 680 Seminar in Communication 3
COMM 681 Readings in Communication OR 3
COMM 682 Problems in Communication OR 3
COMM 685 Internship in Communication 3