Organizational Communication

The interdisciplinary major in

Organizational Communication

Student Affairs and Student Life     

Suggestions for students who want to work for colleges and universities in various aspects of Student Affairs and Student Life, including:
* student involvement and leadership
* judicial affairs and mediation
* student organizations
* student unions and programming

Recommended minors include Management, Psychology, or Leadership Studies.

Courses below seem to be best if your interest is in Student Affairs and Student Life; 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 Student Affairs and Student Life.

Natural Sciences:
CHEM 1030/1031 Chemistry for the Consumer
Social/Behavioral Sciences:
AAS 2100 Introduction to African-American Studies
HLTH 1530 Health and Wellness
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.

  • ACTG 1110 Introduction to Accounting
    or ACTG 3000 Survey of Accounting for General Business
  • BCEN 1400 Introduction to Business
  • CSCI 1150 Computer Orientation
  • EXL 4000 Experiential Learning Seminar (1 hour)
  • HLTH 3300 First Aid and Safety Education
  • INFS 1010 Social Networking
  • NFS 1240 Principles of Nutrition
  • PSY 2210 Psychology of Social Behavior
  • SOC 2500 Marriage and Family
  • SOC 3210 Drugs and Alcohol
  • SOC 4500 Social Psychology