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COM 317 - Organizational Communication

(3 units)
Analysis of communication functions and networks in organizational settings. Organizational structures and dynamics and their effect upon the communication process.

Prerequisite(s): COM 113 ; COM 212 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. define and explain terms and principles of competent communication in organizations.
2. explain historical events shaping organization communication studies.
3. identify organizational communication theories and processes such as: structuration, culture, identification, socialization, leadership, power, conflict, and change.
4. apply organizational communication theories and concepts to one’s own communication behavior or through case analysis.
5. analyze and evaluate organizational communication processes and outcomes.
6. create a comprehensive career portfolio for prospective employers.
7. identify communication strategies to enhance effectiveness of organizational communication practices.


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