May 21, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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COMS 6209 - Communicating and Organizing


Communicating and Organizing provides a broad overview of theories and perspectives describing communication processes within organizational settings. Students taking this course will learn about classic theories describing functionalist approaches to organizing and communicating as well as contemporary theories exploring organizational communication from interpretive and critical perspectives.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • To become familiar with the history of the field of organization communication through reading foundational source material.
  • To conduct original, independent, observation and interview-based research in a local service organization. The research report should be suitable for presentation at a regional communication conference.
  • To review a sample of current topics in the field of organization by reading current research reports and theoretical articles.



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