Organization Communications

Organization Communications

  1. Module Title: Organization Communications
  2. Module Prefix/Number: BUS 359 / COMM 326
  3. Credit Hours: Three (3)
  4. Description :The purpose of this course is to provide a theoretical foundation for the study and practice of communication in organizations. The main objective is to familiarize the student with the basic theories, concepts, and issues relevant to the field of organizational communication. This course considers communication to be at the center of organizational activity; as such, understanding of relevant communication theories and constructs is assumed.
  5. Student Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course students will have:
    • Heighten their awareness of the importance of communication in organizational functioning
    • Understand the concepts and theories relevant to communication in organizational contexts
    • Develop an understanding of organizational communication behavior so they can better diagnose and prevent problems
  6. Grading Scale: Your letter grade in this course will be determined by calculating your score on all assignments and exams as a percentage of the total possible score, on a standard grading scale:
    Your Letter Grade Your Score as % of Total
    A 90–100
    B 80-89
    C 70-79
    D 60-69
    F 0-59

    Assignments 40%

    As part of the requirements, students must complete short assignments based on these studies. There will be 2 assignments, each attracting 20% of total course grade.

    Assignment (Essay) 20%

    Students are also required to turn in an essay assignment.

    Guidelines for the essay assignment:

    • Word limit: 1500 – 2500
    • The assignment should be typed using Times New Roman, 12-point size, double spaced, and 1″ margins.
    • The assignment should be edited for spelling and grammar.
    • References to be provided using the APA guidelines.

    Exam 40%

    There will be a Final exam. The exam will be based on material covered in the textbook readings and lecture notes.