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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Organizational/Corporate Communication, B.A.

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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences  > Jack J. Valenti School of Communication  > Organizational/Corporate Communication, B.A.

Students will learn theories and principles of mediated and nonmediated communication relevant to the management of corporate, nonprofit and governmental organizations. Students will develop analytical and critical skills needed to develop and implement effective communication goals and strategies. This degree serves students interested in:

  1. Developing internal communication plans, training others to develop effective communication skills including improving team development, managing supervisory and customer service relations, and making presentations ranging from brief speeches to sophisticated multi-media programs.
  2. Developing communication designs using digital media technologies, and creating effective communication packages for regional, national and international organizations.

This degree will prepare students for communication positions in a wide variety of organizations and with consulting firms. It will also provide a strong foundation for graduate work in communication studies and other fields of human behavior.

Communication Major

All undergraduate majors in the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication must complete, with a GPA of at least 2.00, 6.0 semester hours as follows:

COMM 1301 , and COMM 4303 .

To take Jack J. Valenti School of Communication courses at the 3000- and 4000-level, students should complete COMM 1301 . Majors should complete it in their first 60 hours; transfer students should do so in their first two terms at the university.

Students who enroll for advanced courses without completing the nonadvanced requirements may be dropped by the instructor or the school. Neither the school nor the instructor will be responsible for tuition refunds.

To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in communication:

Students must achieve a 2.00 cumulative GPA in all courses that count toward the major with at least a C in each.

No COMM course for major (or minor) may be taken more than three times.

Jack J. Valenti School Requirements (6.0 hours)

Organizational/Corporate Communication Requirements: (18.0 hours)

Required Electives: Select 6.0 hours (two courses) from:

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