SP 261: Organizational Communication

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

Introduces theories and strategies for managing communication in organizations. Students will gain an understanding of how communication functions by addressing the self, maintaining interpersonal relationships, problem solving and decision-making, and the use of technology in the workplace.

Course Outcomes
  • Discuss the characteristics of groups and teams in organizations
  • Analyze communication problems in the workplace
  • Evaluate the role of interpersonal relationships in organizations
  • Apply communication theories to everyday situations using multiple perspectives
  • Discuss case studies to reflect on qualitative methods used in organizational communication.