Organizational Communication (Minor)

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​After the completion of the coursework in this minor program, students should be able to:

  • Identify and explain theoretical frameworks operative in organizational and group communication
  • Apply multiple theoretical perspectives to a variety of organizational and group contexts and events
  • Express ideas and information competently in written or oral form with clarity and organization

Course Requirements

A minor in Organizational Communication requires students to complete a total of six courses (24 credits). To complete the minor, students must take:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ORGC 251ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION4
ORGC 201BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION4
or CMN 104 PUBLIC SPEAKING
Select four electives from the following:16
HEALTH COMMUNICATION
MINDFULNESS
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
RELATIONAL, GROUP, AND ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP (VARIABLE TOPICS) (2.0 quarter hours)
COMMUNICATION AND GROUP DECISION-MAKING
COMMUNICATION AND THE CORPORATE CULTURE
COMMUNICATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWING
DARK SIDE OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION CONSULTING
TOPICS IN GROUP AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
DIVERSITY, LEADERSHIP, & TEAM BUILDING
VIRTUAL TEAMS
HUMAN RESOURCES COMMUNICATION
WORK/FAMILY COMMUNICATION
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION PRACTICUM (2.0 quarter hours)