Interpersonal and Organizational Communication Concentration
Department of Communication
College of Arts and Sciences
Neff Hall 230 ~ 260-481-6825
The Interpersonal and Organizational area of concentration is designed to educate students to become better communicators in both personal and professional contexts. Students learn about conflict management, group interaction, leadership, gender communication and intercultural communication, as well as organizational practices and relational dynamics. The concentration prepares students to work in a variety of areas (depending on the minor chosen) including: government, not-for-profit, sales, law, public and social service, public relations, human resources, business communication, and industry communication.
Suggested Minors: Anthropology, applied ethics, business studies, creative writing, criminal justice, economics, English, film and media studies, fine arts, fine arts history, French, German, history, human services, journalism, linguistics, media production, organizational leadership supervision, philosophy, political science, professional writing, psychology, public affairs, public relations, religious studies, sociology, Spanish, theatre, and women’s studies.
Student Leaning Outcomes for the Interpersonal and Organizational Communication Concentration:
Upon completion of this concentration, students will be able to:
- Evaluate interpersonal and / or group interactions
- Communicate competently (effectively, appropriately, ethically) interpersonally and /or in groups
- A grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the concentration and a GPA of 2.00 or higher for all major department courses taken
- COM 32300 is not available for credit toward any Communication major or minor
To earn the B.A. in Communication with a concentration in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, students must fulfill the General Requirements and Communication core requirements as outlined in the Program Description of the Communication B.A. in this catalog, and the following concentration requirements: