Bachelor of Science Organizational Communication Online

Core Curriculum (33 q.h.)

We require all bachelor's degree students to complete required core curriculum, allowing you to gain insight into disciplines other than your field of study.

Foundation Courses (36 q.h.)

Complete the following electives:

POL Political Science Elective 3 q.h.
PSY/SOC Elective 3 q.h.

Complete all of the following courses:

ENG 3003 Writing for the Professions 1 3 q.h.
ENG 3004 Writing for the Professions 2 3 q.h.
PSY 1010 Introduction to Psychology: Fundamental Issues 3 q.h.
SOC 1001 Sociology 1 3 q.h.

Complete nine credits of humanities electives from the following prefixes:

ART, CMN, ENG, JRN, PHL, TCC, or a modern foreign language 9 q.h.

Complete nine credits of social science electives from the following prefixes:

ANT, CJS, HST, POL, PSY, SOC 9 q.h.

Major Courses (30 q.h.)

Complete all of the following courses:

CMN 1010 Organizational Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 2050 Advanced Organizational Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 2051 Professional Speaking  3 q.h. 
CMN 2320 Crisis Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 2430 Ethical Issues in Organizational Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 3040 Intercultural Communication and the Organization 3 q.h.
CMN 3250 Mediated Communication and Media Relations 3 q.h.
CMN 4170 Meeting Dynamics and Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 4770 Organizational Communication Measurement and Assessment*** 3 q.h.
CMN Select two CMN electives 6 q.h.

Choose One of the Two Following Specializations:

Complete either the specialization in Corporate and Organizational Communication or the specialization in Public Relations.

Corporate and Organizational Communication Specialization (12 q.h.)

Complete four of the following courses:

CMN 2080  Emerging Communication Technology 3 q.h.
CMN 2001 Gender and Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 2154 Negotiation Skills 3 q.h.
TCC 4120 Proposal Writing 3 q.h.
TCC 2001 Technical Writing 1 3 q.h.
CMN 1156 Techniques of Persuasion and Argumentation 3 q.h.

Public Relations Specialization (12 q.h.)

Complete four of the following courses:

CMN 3355 Advanced Professional Speaking 3 q.h.
JRN 2100 Advertising Basics and Practice 3 q.h.
CMN 2080 Emerging Communication Technology 3 q.h.
JRN 2000 Public Relations Basics and Practice 3 q.h.
CMN 4983 Special Topics in Communication 3 q.h.
TCC 2001 Technical Writing 1 3 q.h.

 

Secondary Focus (18 q.h.)

It is recommended that students use their elective credits to augment their major courses in Organizational Communication with a concentrated study in an area that students select on the basis of interest and career expectations.

Secondary Focus Credits- Select one of the following five:

Criminal Justice CJS 1001, 1003, 1004, and three other CJS courses 18 q.h.
Health Management HMG 1001, 1002, and four other HMG or HSC courses 18 q.h.
Management MGT 1001, 1002, 1503, 3317, 3020, and choice of 2328, or 2855 18 q.h.
Human Resources Manamement HRM 2010, LDR 1202, and four other HRM courses 18 q.h.
Political Science POL 1001, 1250, 1370, and three other POL courses 18 q.h.

Non-Business Electives (12 q.h.)

Open Electives (34 q.h.)

 

Total Quarter Hours: 160

*** Capstone Course 

Quick Info

  • 160 Quarter Hours
  • $59,040.00 total tuition (*)
  • Full-time years to completion: 4 years
    Part-time years to completion: 7 years

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