COM 240 Organizational Communication

This course provides a theoretical and historical overview of the role of communication in organizations and a practical look at contemporary roles, responsibilities, and career opportunities in the broad field of organizational communication. Communication plays a significant role in the success of organizations today, whether those organizations be community service agencies, charitable organizations, major media outlets, research institutions, online enterprises, or multinational corporations. All organizations need the knowledge, expertise and skills to communicate effectively, both internally and externally. Functions for study and discussion include public relations, employee communication, event planning, print and online publications, crisis communication, marketing communication, web site management, strategic planning, executive counseling, and ethical challenges faced by communicators working in organizations today. Prerequisite: COM 105 or permission of program coordinator. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits Fall, Spring

3 credits
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