Organizational Communication

Prepare for a career as a communication leader.

At Park University, our Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication degree is designed for students preparing for successful professional careers in management, training, development, human resources, consulting, or related fields. Students in this program will learn about interviewing, interpersonal communication, media analysis and criticism, and more.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication program, you’ll have the option of taking classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus, one of our Kansas City area campuses, and/or online. This degree requires a minimum of 122 completed credit hours, including 45 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses and 18 hours for a required minor in a different discipline. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

  • Parkville, MO
  • Kansas City Area
  • Online
  • Parkville, MO
  • Online

B.A. MAJOR – 45 HOURS , 2.0 GPA

CA 104 Interpersonal Communication I ……… 3 cr.

CA 200 Interviewing: Theories and Practice ………… 3 cr.

CA 233 Introduction to Leadership……………. 3 cr.

CA 235 Multicultural Communication ………………. 3 cr.

CA 301 Interpersonal Communication II …………… 3 cr.

CA 302 Communication Ethics and Law ……………. 3 cr.

CA 322 Media Analysis and Criticism ………… 3 cr.

CA 348 Theories of Communication …………………. 3 cr.

CA 382 Communication Research Methods ……….. 3 cr.

CA 402 Organizational Communication …….. 3 cr.

CA 420 Human Relations in Group Interaction

– OR – ……….. 3 cr.

CA 451 Communication Leadership in Groups or Teams

CA 475 Case Studies in Communication Leadership ….. 3 cr.

CA 491 Senior Research Project ………… 3 cr.

Communication Electives…. 6 cr.

Recommended Elective: CA 492 Organizational Leaderhip

TOTAL ……………. 45 cr.

MINOR – 18 HOURS , 2.5 GPA

CA 200 Interviewing: Theories and Practice ……….. 3 cr.

CA 402 Organizational Communication …………….. 3 cr.

CA 420 Human Relations in Group Interaction …… 3 cr.

CA 475 Case Studies in Communication

Leadership ………….. 3 cr.

Two Upper Division Communication Electives …………….. 6 cr.

TOTAL ……………. 18 cr.

Organizational communication is about leadership in a broad spectrum of fields.

At Park University, our goal is to help our students learn how to think, how to innovate, and how to lead. During your time as a student in our Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication program, you will acquire the skills and knowledge needed in a broad spectrum of professions in contemporary corporate, government, and non-profit environments.

Careers

Our programs will prepare you for a career as a:

  • Communications Manager
  • Company Spokesperson
  • Public Relations Strategist
  • Project Manager
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Program Highlights

If you are interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication degree, you will study the theories and practice of organizational leadership, interpersonal communication, and other subject areas related to the field. You will also have an opportunity to pursue a senior research project for a deeper exploration of organizational communication.

Faculty

At Park University, our faculty members are committed to your professional success. As such, our highly-qualified educators, experts in organizational communication studies.


 

Dr. Lora Cohn

Associate Professor of Communication
lora.cohn@park.edu

Dr. J. Noe

Professor of Communication
jmark.noe@park.edu

Steven Youngblood

Associate Professor of Communication
steve.youngblood@park.edu

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.