Organizational / Corporate Communication Emphasis

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The organizational/corporate communication emphasis in Communication Studies focuses on knowledge in interpersonal and organizational communication. It combines courses in communication theory, practice, and ethics. Classes examine communication systems, advertising, and corporate advocacy in business, community, and governmental settings.

Courses offered help students develop knowledge and familiarity with:

  • Organizational communication
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Business communication
  • Public relations
  • Persuasion and influence
  • Decision-making
  • Ethical communication

Students in this field have found employment in public relations, advertising, marketing, event planning, human resources, management, training, and consulting.

Undergraduate Advising

Laura Vazquez
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Watson Hall 213
815-753-7107
lvazquez@niu.edu 

Nathan Rice
Office Support Specialist
Watson Hall 209
815-753-1712
nrice1@niu.edu

Ryan Pumroy
815-753-5354
Watson Hall 217
pumroy@niu.edu

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