Organizational Communication Research

Organizational Communication probes communication issues posed by the challenges facing 21st-century profit and non-profit organizations: management issues, changes created by technological innovation, communication training, and team collaboration and decision-making. Our undergraduate courses in this specialty provide advanced training to those who seek the Master’s as either a destination degree or as a stepping-stone to doctoral organizational, technological, or small group communication studies.

Faculty

Undergraduate Courses

  • Commun 105 – Business and Professional Communication
  • Commun 300 – Interviewers and Interviewing
  • Commun 310 – Communication in Organizations
  • Commun 313 – Human Communication and Technology
  • Commun 323 – Communication in Groups and Teams
  • Commun 365(520) – Negotiation Skills Workshop
  • Commun 402 – Gender and Communication
  • Commun 423 – Decision-Making and Creativity

Graduate Courses

  • Commun 710 – Managerial Communication
  • Commun 810 – Studies of Communication in Organizations
  • Commun 813 – Seminar in Mediated Communication
  • Commun 815 – Communication Technology in Organizations
  • Commun 820 – Communication in Customer Service Settings
  • Commun 823 – Seminar in Small Group Communication
  • Commun 830 – Negotiation
  • Commun 860 – Seminar: Issues in Communication (Technology, Group, or Organizational themes)
  • Commun 864 – Communication & Social Influence
  • Commun 872 – Rhetoric of Constituting Community and Social Controversy
  • Commun 873 – The Digital Mirror
  • Commun 893 – Rhetoric of/and the Internet

Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Communication