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 311 – Leadership Communication
  • Commun 313 – Human Communication and Technology
  • Commun 323 – Communication in Groups and Teams
  • Commun 363 – Conflict in Human Communication
  • Commun 365 – Negotiation Skills Workshop
  • Commun 402 – Gender and Communication
  • Commun 410 – Organizational Communication Technology
  • Commun 520 – Negotiation Skills Workshop
  • Commun 655 – Cultural Training and Adjustment
  • Commun 665 – Introduction to Mediation
  • Commun 698 – Communication Internship

Graduate Courses

  • Commun 710 – Managerial Communication
  • Commun 772 – Rhetorical Leadership and Ethics
  • Commun 803 – Gender and Communication
  • Commun 810 – Studies of Communication in Organizations
  • Commun 812 – Communication Policy for Organizations
  • Commun 813 – Seminar in Mediated Communication
  • Commun 823 – Seminar in Small Group Communication
  • Commun 860 – Seminar: Issues in Communication (Technology, Group, or Organizational Themes)
  • Commun 862 – Public Deliberation
  • Commun 864 – Communication & Social Influence
  • Commun 913 – Advanced Topics in Group Communication (3 credits; repeatable up to 9 credits with change of topic)
  • Commun 950 – Theory Building in Communication and Culture
  • Commun 998 – Internship (1-3 credits; repeatable up to 3 credits)

Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Communication