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Interpersonal/Organizational Communication Specialization

The Communication Studies department has a suggested course sequence for the Interpersonal/Organizational Communication specialization, which can be found at the link:

Interpersonal/Organizational Recommended Program of Study


Interpersonal/Organizational Track (5)

COM 103: Introduction to Communication Theory
COM 117: Introduction to Film Studies, OR COM 118: Introduction to Television Studies, OR COM 310: Theories of Persuasion
COM 242: Interpersonal Communication
COM 342: Lifespan Communication
COM 390: Methods of Communication Research and Analysis


COM 240: Public Speaking in Business and Government
COM 250: Small Group Communication
COM 293 : Health & Risk Communication: A Social Marketing Approach (formerly 403)
COM 300: Intergender Communication
COM 313: Philosophy of Communication
COM 335 : Interpersonal Health Communication (formerly 370 TPCS)
COM 343: Looking at Women: Representation, Feminism & Film
COM 345: New Media and Health Communication
COM 370 TPCS: Introduction to Public Relations
COM 370 TPCS: Social Media & Interpersonal
COM 371:
Strategies of Public Relations
COM 377: Conflict and Collaboration (formerly COM370 Conflicts in Context)
COM 411: Intercultural/Racial Communication
COM 441: Organizational Leadership
COM 460: Global Health, Communication, and Social Change
COM 487: Student-Faculty Advanced Research

Topics in Communication Studies (COM 370), Internship (COM 399), and Independent Study (COM 391) may be taken to complete the major. One unit each of internships or independent studies may count as electives toward the major.