Suggestions for students who want to consult on:
* employee communication
* orientation and training
* conflict management and resolution processes
* employee recruiting and relocating
* intercultural/international communication
You can consult either internally as an employee or externally as a free-lance consultant. A minor in Entrepreneurship is highly recommended if you want to own a consulting business. A minor in Management, Marketing, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or Global Studies would be beneficial.
Courses suggested below seem to be best if your interest is in consulting; however, they are not required. You may take any of the courses approved for General Education and for the Cognate in the Organizational Communication major.
General Education - 41 hours
Suggestions for General Education: From among the 41 hours required in the General Education, we recommend specific courses in three areas which seem pertinent to consulting.
Humanities and/or Fine Arts:
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
CHEM 1030/1031 Chemistry for the Consumer
ECON 2410 Principles of Macroeconomics
PSY 1410 General Psychology
SOC 2010 Social Problems
Organizational Communication major - 33 hours
Please talk to your advisor about requirements in the major.
Cognate - 18 hours
Please look over the Cognate list and choose courses that sound interesting and will help you with your career goals.
Electives - 28 hours
Suggestions for Electives: For your elective hours, we recommend you choose more courses listed in the Cognate or from the following list.