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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

All Organizational Communication majors must complete the four core courses required of all College of Communication students. In addition, they must take two required courses and choose six classes from among the Organizational Communication course offerings. Organizational Communication majors must also take any two electives within the College of Communication.  All Organizational Communication majors must complete a total of 14 classes, or 56 credit hours. ​

Course Title Quarter Hours
ORGC 251ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION4
ORGC 201BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION4
Select six of the following:24
CMN 292
ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD WORKSHOP (2.0 quarter hours)
CMN 394
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP
CMN 395
COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP SPECIAL TOPICS
CMN 397
RESEARCH PRACTICUM 1
CMN 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY 1
CMNS 291
RESEARCH METHODS
CMNS 315
HEALTH COMMUNICATION
CMNS 329
PERSUASION
CMNS 343
WORK/FAMILY COMMUNICATION
CMNS 344
MINDFULNESS
CMNS 355
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
CMNS 360
RELATIONAL, GROUP, AND ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY
CMNS 361
GENDER AND COMMUNICATION
CMNS 382
APPLIED RESEARCH METHODS IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
ORGC 212
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
ORGC 290
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP (VARIABLE TOPICS) (2.0 quarter hours)
ORGC 316
COMMUNICATION AND GROUP DECISION-MAKING
ORGC 352
COMMUNICATION AND THE CORPORATE CULTURE
ORGC 353
COMMUNICATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
ORGC 354
EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWING
ORGC 355
DARK SIDE OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
ORGC 356
COMMUNICATION CONSULTING
ORGC 357
TOPICS IN GROUP AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
ORGC 358
DIVERSITY, LEADERSHIP, & TEAM BUILDING
ORGC 359
VIRTUAL TEAMS
ORGC 360
HUMAN RESOURCES COMMUNICATION
ORGC 363
WORK/FAMILY COMMUNICATION
ORGC 393
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION PRACTICUM (2.0 quarter hours)
PRAD 255
PUBLIC RELATIONS
Select two electives (8 credits) from any College of Communication offerings8

Internship Credit

Students in the major may take CMN 394 and/or CMN 395 (when work relates to the major). In order to take CMN 394 or CMN 395, students must have completed two of the four communication core classes (CMN 101, CMN 102, CMN 103CMN 104), two courses in the chosen major and have fulfilled internship program eligibility requirements.  

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

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