An organizational communication major focuses on the impact of effective communication in business and not-for-profit organizations. This major integrates course work in the fields of communication, business, psychology, sociology, writing and research. You will develop skills demanded in today's workplace and learn the importance of communication in the growth of an organization.
Students will learn how to identify barriers to effective communication within organizations, and between organizations and their customers, and to remove those barriers through structural changes, policy changes, use of communication technologies and media, and training/development of employees.
Students will also develop skills to interact with and motivate people, sell ideas and products, promote organizations and events and build productive teams. Attention is paid to the improvement of written and oral communication skills and to the ethics of human interaction.