Suggestions for students who want to:
* oversee communication programs for employees
* coordinate training and orientation programs
* plan benefits and health fairs, wellness and literacy programs
* direct special events, rewards and recognition events, retirement receptions
* coordinate and evaluate employee recruitment and retention programs
These activities are done in corporations, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. A minor in Management or in Industrial/Organizational Psychology is highly recommended.
Courses below seem to be best if your interest is in internal (employee) communication; 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 two areas which seem pertinent to internal communication.
Humanities and/or Fine Arts:
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
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.