Communication in the Workplace Concentration

Students who major in Communication with a concentration in Communication for in the Workplace focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to direct, represent, promote, or serve in organizations. Drawing on the fields of communication in addition to public address, the concentration provides an understanding of how humans communicate in organizations.

Knowledge of theories and practices of organizational communication permits students to appreciate the complex processes of human relations in organizations through the framework of Christian faith and values. The Communication major with a concentration in Communication in the Workplace helps students to understand the process of communication between organizations and their stakeholders.

Course work includes an internship in which students serve as interns at professional, faith-based, or other community organizations. Students pursuing this major gain a broad-based liberal arts education and acquire valuable leadership skills – from confidence in public communication to group communication.

Graduates from this concentration will be able to accomplish the following:

  • Demonstrate mastery of organizational communication theories.
  • Illustrate the four major quadrants of small group communication.


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