Students who choose the Corporate and Organizational Communication track focus on communication within the context of businesses and other organizations. Effective communication in organizations is necessary both for the attainment of organizational goals and for individual productivity and satisfaction. This track is designed for those who will have to perform in organizational settings and want to become more effective in their interactions with others for a more successful and fulfilling work life. This knowledge is especially important now that the "world of work" is undergoing such rapid change. In addition to learning, understanding, and applying organizational theories and research, students will also develop important organizational skills such as conflict management, decision making, goal setting, team building, giving feedback, etc. Students completing this track will be prepared for careers in a wide variety of organizational settings and roles (sales, management, human resources, training, etc.), as well as for graduate study in communication or business.
Prerequisites (6 hours)
Core Requirements (12 hours)
Corporate & Organizational Communication Track (12 hours required / 12 hours elective)
FYI: Student MUST take SPC 103 & SPC 105 BEFORE declaring Speech Major
|Junior Year||SPC 329 (core requirement) "C" or better||SPC 200 (core requirement)|
|SPC 330 (core requirement) "C" or better||SPC 203|
|Senior Year||SPC 201||SPC 300|
|SPC 403||SPC 409 (core requirement)|
|SPC Elective||SPC Elective|
|SPC 403||SPC 203 (no concurrent enrollment)|
|SPC 409||SPC 200, 203, 329, 330, & 403 (no concurrent enrollment)|
Remember: You must complete an acceptable minor area of study (check with minor program for credit hours required) and a total of 124 credit hours to graduate.