Workplace, Organizational, and Leadership Communication
Organizations are constituted by and transformed through communication. Effective workplace communication and leadership are crucial elements of success in all types of organizations, businesses, and teams. This area of emphasis provides insight and training on the many ways that communication and leadership can build effective, just, and responsive workplaces.
This area of emphasis will prepare students for careers in business, consulting, sports management, social media, marketing, technology, human resources, civil service, research/development, conflict management, and leadership. Such careers could occur within small businesses, sports teams, multinational corporations, consulting firms, governmental agencies, educational institutions or non-profit organizations.
Some students also go on to graduate school in areas such as communication and business.
A. Required Core Courses:
Communication in the Workplace
|COM 450||Organizational Communication|
B. Recommended Elective Courses:
|COM 230||Small-Group Communication|
|COM 259||Communication, Business and the Professions|
|COM 312||Communication, Conflict, and Negotiation|
|COM 319||Persuasion/Social Influence|
|COM 377||Communication, Terrorism, and National Security|
|COM 400*||Intercultural Business Communication|
|COM 414||Crisis Communication|
|COM 430||Leadership and Group Communication|
|COM 452||Communication and the Art of Happiness|
|COM 453||Communication Training and Development|
|COM 394 or
|Relevant Special Topics Courses|