Organizational Communication - Minor
School of Communication Studies
201 Taylor Hall
The Organizational Communication minor provides students the opportunity to study organizational culture and the ways in which communication occurs in organizations. The minor examines issues such as communication and effective training, development, and consulting; presentational and interviewing skills; organizational leadership; and small group and team interaction.
Minor coursework also explores the latest technological developments in organizational communication, including teleconferencing, telecommuting and social networking
This minor is particularly applicable for students in business management, sales, marketing, finance, accounting, human resources, public relations, hospitality management, fashion merchandising and event planning.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Stark Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
To declare the Organizational Communication minor, students must have a minimum 2.000 overall Kent State University GPA. No Kent State University GPA is required if the student is a first-semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing.
|COMM 15000||INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL)||3|
|COMM 25863||BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION||3|
|COMM 25902||COMMUNICATION THEORY||3|
|Minor Electives, choose from the following:||9|
|COMMUNICATION IN SMALL GROUPS AND TEAMS|
|ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||18|
|Minimum Minor GPA||Minimum Overall GPA|
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).