- Communication strategies and techniques used in business; practice in writing effective memos, letters and reports; oral communication skills developed in influencing group decisions and making presentations; employment correspondence and interviewing. P: ENGLISH 1230 and SPEECH 1010 or 1250.
Topics in Communication
- Current topics discussed in this course vary by demand. P: consent of instructor.
Meeting & Event Management
- This course explores the meetings industry, including association, corporation and government meetings. Students also examine conventions, trade shows, incentive travel and special events.
- Theories of organizational communication are considered in this course. Early perspectives, systems perspectives, cultural studies, critial approaches, and post-modern perspectives are covered. Application of appropriate theories occurs through a student-managed communication analysis of a corporation and/or association.
Independent Study in Communication
- The amount of graduate credit allowed for independent study may not exceed a total of four credits except with the special permission of the student's advisor and the dean of the School of Graduate Studies. Approval must be secured before independent study courses are begun. Students registering for independent study must submit at or before registration a description signed by the instructor conducting the independent study of the subject to be covered. Independent study may not be used for collecting information for the seminar paper.