Oct 22, 2021  
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SOC 403 - Organizational Communication in a Social Context


5 credits

Prerequisites
Completion of all 300-level BASM coursework (BASM, SOC, ENGL) with a “C” or better (includes ENGL& 235 , if taken).

Students will analyze organizations as communication systems. Contemporary approaches to and theories of organizational communication will be evaluated. Organizational membership and identity construction, power and control, efficiency, and group dynamics will be key topics.

Course Outcomes
  • Understand organizational communication as an academic discipline
  • Understand and articulate the role of power in organizational systems
  • Understand and articulate the relationship between organizational membership and identity
  • Understand and articulate the relationship between group membership and communication in organizations
  • Identify, evaluate, and develop systems of organizational communication
  • Identify, evaluative, and develop systems to improve organizational culture


Note
Satisfies a Social Sciences distribution requirement for the BAS-OM degree.



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