Communication Studies B.A. - Organizational Communication

Bachelor of Arts - Communication Studies; Organizational Communication Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 48

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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). For the Organizational Communication concentration, 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 Courses

12

Upper-Division Core Courses

6

Research

Upper-Division Writing

Organizational Communication Concentration

27

Major Courses

Allied Courses

Additional Major Electives

Statistics Requirement

3-4

Total Hours

48-49

Lower-Division Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

COMX 111A

Introduction to Public Speaking

3

COMX 115S

Introduction to Interpersonal Communications

3

COMX 220S

Introduction to Organizational Communication

3

COMX 240H

Introduction to Rhetorical Theory

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 6 total credits required.

Research

Note: Students must complete an approved Statistics course prior to taking COMX 460. 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.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

COMX 460

Research Methods

3

Total Hours

3

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.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

COMX 347

Rhetoric, Nature, and Environmentalism

COMX 413

Communication and Conflict-Writing

COMX 414

Communication in Personal Relationshps

COMX 421

Communication in Nonprofit Organizations

COMX 422

Communication and Technology

COMX 424

Risk, Crisis, and Communication

COMX 445

Rhetorical Criticism and Theory

COMX 447

Rhetorical Contruction of Women

COMX 449

Rhetoric of Women's Activism

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Organizational Communication Concentration

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 27 total credits required.

Major Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete five of the following courses:

15

COMX 210

Communication in Small Groups

COMX 351

Principles of Public Relations

COMX 352

Public Relations Portfolio

COMX 412

Communication and Conflict

COMX 413

Communication and Conflict-Writing

COMX 415

Intercultural Communication

COMX 421

Communication in Nonprofit Organizations

COMX 422

Communication and Technology

COMX 423

Organizational Communication Consulting and Training

COMX 424

Risk, Crisis, and Communication

COMX 425

Communication in Health Organizations

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Allied Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete three of the following courses:

9

BMGT 340

Management & Organization Behavior

BMGT 444

Management Communications

BMGT 480

Cross-Cultural Mgmt

BMKT 325

Principles of Marketing

BMKT 343

Integrated Marketing Comm

BMKT 412

Non Profit Marketing

CHTH 355

Theory Practicum Community Health Education

CHTH 445

Program Planning in Community Health

HTH 465

Leading Health and, Human Perform Orgs

NPAD 460

Nonprofit Marketing and Social Media

NPAD 466

Nonprofit Adm & Pub Svc

PSCI 361

Public Administration

PSCI 462

Human Resource Management

SOCI 306

Sociology of Work

SOCI 345

Sociology of Organizations

SOCI 471

Gender and Global Development

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Major Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 3 additional COMX credits to achieve a total 36.

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Statistics Requirement

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3-4

EDU 421

Statistical Procedures in Educ

PSYX 222

Psychological Statistics

SOCI 202

Social Statistics

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-