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: 2019-2020

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 Courses12
Upper-Division Core Courses6
Research
Upper-Division Writing
Organizational Communication Concentration27
Major Courses
Allied Courses
Additional Major Electives
Statistics Requirement3-4
Total Hours48-49

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
COMX 115SIntroduction to Interpersonal Communications3
COMX 220SIntroduction to Organizational Communication3
COMX 240HIntroduction to Rhetorical Theory3
Total Hours12

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.

Complete the following course:
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.

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 Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Organizational Communication Concentration

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

Major Courses

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 Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Allied Courses

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 Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Major Electives

Complete 3 additional COMX credits to achieve a total 36.3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Statistics Requirement

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 Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-