Exploring the intricacies of organizational life
The study of organizational communication emphasizes both the effects of the organizational context on communication, as well as the role of communication in shaping organizational life and effectiveness. Emphasis is placed upon identifying, analyzing and explaining the processes of communication and organizing. The skills and knowledge afforded by this area of study also enhance participation in other organizations, including those in civil, social, religious and leisure arenas.
Within the organizational communication track, the primary areas of study include the following:
- Communication in organizations
- Interpersonal communication
- Persuasion, argumentation and presentation skills
- Small group communication
- Intercultural communication
For a more detailed outline of the courses required in the organizational communication track, please view the advising sheet.