Organizational Communication

Bachelor of Arts - Communication Studies; Organizational Communication Concentration

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 48

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: To graduate with a degree in Communication Studies, the student must complete 36 COMX credits with 18 of those credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Students must also complete an approved statistics course (3 credits). In the Organizational Communication option, students must complete an additional 9 credits in Allied courses to reach 48 degree credits. A maximum of 6 credits in COMX 312 and a maximum of 6 credits in COMX 398may count toward a major in communication studies.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower Division Core Courses12
Upper Division Core Courses6
Research
Upper Division Writing
Organizational Communication Concentration27
Major Courses
Allied Courses
Additional Major Electives
Statistics3-4
Total Hours48-49

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Must complete all of the following courses:

COMX 111AIntro to Public Speaking3
COMX 115SIntroduction to Interpersonal Communications3
COMX 220SIntro to Organizational Comm3
COMX 240HIntro to Rhetorical Theory3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Core Courses

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories

Minimum Required Grade: C-

6 Total Credits Required

Research

Rule: Must complete an approved statistics course prior to taking COMX 460

Note: Students taking COMX 460 in the fall or spring semester will also be required to take COMX 461. Those taking COMX 460 in summer are exempt from this requirement.

COMX 460Research Methods3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper Division Writing

Note: One of these courses is required to complete the upper division writing requirement in the major. This counts toward the total credits needed for the major.

Select one of the following:3
Rhetoric Nature & Environmtlsm
Comm & Conflict-Writing
Comm in Personal Relationshps
Comm in Non-Profit Organizatns
Communication and Technology
Risk Crisis & Comm
Rhetorical Criticism & Theory
Rhetorical Contruction of Women
Rhetoric of Women's Activism
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Organizational Communication Option

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories

27 Total Credits Required

Major Courses

Select at least five of the following:15
Communication in Small Groups
Principles of Public Relations
Public Relations Portfolio
Communication and Conflict
Comm & Conflict-Writing
Intercultural Communication
Comm in Non-Profit Organizatns
Communication and Technology
Org Comm Consult & Train
Risk Crisis & Comm
Comm in Health Organizations
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Allied Courses

Select at least three of the following:9
Mgmt & Organization Behavior
Management Communications
Cross-Cultural Mgmt
Principles of Marketing
Integrated Marketing Comm
Non Profit Marketing
Theory Practicum Community Health Education
Program Plannig in Community Health
Leading Health and, Human Perform Orgs
Public Administration
Human Resource Management
Nonprofit Adm & Pub Svc
Adv Nonprofit Adm
Sociology of Work
Sociology of Organizations
Gender and Global Development
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Major Electives

Rule: May take any COMX courses to achieve 36 degree credits


Statistics

Select one of the following:3-4
Statistical Procedures in Educ
Psychological Statistics
Social Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-