Undergrad Catalog 2010

Description

The Organizational and Corporate Communication major prepares students to think critically and creatively about communication in various types of organizations and institutions. Students develop practical communication skills such as public speaking, team management, and interviewing; make ethical judgments about organizational issues; use theory to tackle complex organizational problems; critique organizations; and prepare themselves for a world of work where critical thinking and communication skills are vital to their success.


Curriculum
       
Major in Organizational and Corporate Communications (B.A. or B.S.) Hours
General Education Core Requirements     56-58 
 Major in OCC    

 30

Organizational and Corporate Communications Required Courses   18  
COM 1000, Communication Studies Seminar   0  
COM 2200, Persuasion  
3
 
COM 2230, Teamwork in Organizations   3  
COM 2340, Business and Professional Communication  
3
 
COM 3340, Organizational Communication   3  
COM 4000, Communication Studies Advanced Seminar  
0
 
COM 4140, Strategic Communication in Organizational Crises   3  
Choose 3 hours from:  

 
COM 3920, Theories of Public Communication   3  
COM 3930, Theories of Interpersonal Communication  
3
 
Organizational and Corporate Communications Elective Courses   12  
Choose 12 hours from the following:  

 
(at least 9 hours must be 3000 or 4000)      
(at least 6 hours must have a COM prefix)  

 
COM 3150, Intercultural Communication   3  
COM 3000, Communication Studies Internship  
1-3
 
COM 3240, Conflict Management   3  
COM 4310, Contemporary Issues in Organizational Communication  
3
 
MDS 1180, Introduction to Public Relations   3  
MDS 2180, Public Relations Writing and Production   3  
MGT 2410, Business Law I   3  
MGT 3110, Principles of Management  
3
 
MGT 3200, Travel and Tourism Management   3  
MGT 3230, Business Ethics  
3
 
MGT 3250, Event Management   3  
MGT 3270, Human Resource Management  
3
 
MKT 3210, Principles of Marketing   3  
Minor  

 18

Free Electives    

 22-24

Total Hours 128
       

Minor

       
Minor in Organizational and Corporate Communications Hours
Minor     18 
Minor Core Courses   9  
COM 2340, Business and Professional Communication   3  
COM 2230, Teamwork in Organizations  
3
 
COM 3340, Organizational Communication   3  
Choose 3 hours from the following:  
3
 
COM 3920, Theories of Public Communication   3  
COM 3930, Theories of Interpersonal Communication  
3
 
Choose 3 hours from the following:   3  
COM 3240, Conflict Management  
3
 
COM 4140, Strategic Communication in Organizational Crises   3  
COM 4310, Contemporary Issues in Organizational Communication  
3
 
Organizational and Corporate Communications Electives   3  
Chooe one of the following:  

 
MDS 1180, Introduction to Public Relations   3  
MDS 2180, Public Relations Writing and Production  
3
 
MGT 2410, Business Law I   3  
MGT 3110, Principles of Management  
3
 
MGT 3200, Travel and Tourism Management   3  
MGT 3230, Business Ethics  
3
 
MGT 3250, Event Management   3  
MGT 3270, Human Resource Management   3  
MKT 3210, Principles of Marketing   3  
   

 
Total Hours 18