Strategic & Organizational Communication

Module Requirements (4 units)

Prerequisites (1 unit)

Course Title
COMM_ST 261-0Introduction to Strategic Communication

Required Courses (3 units)

Select 1 methods course from the following list:

Course Title
COMM_ST 201-0Research Methods in Comm Studies
COMM_ST 352-0Social Network Analysis
COMM_ST 371-0Cultural Analytics

Select 2 content courses from the following list:

Course Title
COMM_ST 250-0Team Leadership and Decision Making
COMM_ST 351-0Technology & Human Interaction
COMM_ST 353-0Collaboration Technology
COMM_ST 360-0Theories of Organizational Communication
COMM_ST 363-0Bargaining and Negotiation
COMM_ST 364-0Collective Decision Making & Communication in Organizations
COMM_ST 367-0Nonprofit Communication Management
COMM_ST 378-0Online Communities and Crowds
COMM_ST 395-0Topics in Communication Studies *

*Acceptable topics for COMM_ST 395-0:

  • Communication and Social Movements 
  • Science, Communication, and Policy 

Internship Requirements (0 to 4 units)

Select 1 of the following internship options:

Course Title
CMN 300-0School of Communication EPICS Internship Analysis (0 units)
CMN 325-0School of Communication EPICS Internship Seminar (0.25 units)
CMN 340-0School of Communication EPICS Internship Seminar (1 to 4 units)

Additional Requirements (0 units)

Course Title
CMN 370-0Module Capstone
This zero-credit course encompasses all co-curricular activities and the capstone project required for completion of the module.

Suggested courses for further study outside SoC 

Course Title
SOCIOL 302-DLSociology of Organizations
LOC 211-0Intro to Organization Theory & Practice
LOC 306-0Studies in Organizational Change
IEMS 342-0Organizational Behavior