2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Managerial and Organizational Communication, B.A.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program in Managerial and Organizational Communication will be able to:

  1. Develop a sophisticated understanding of communication as the negotiation of meaning.
  2. Display communication competence both verbally and nonverbally in interpersonal, small group, organizational, and intercultural contexts.
  3. Formulate a thesis, organize a complex idea, and support it with appropriate evidence using proper grammar and punctuation.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to present themselves in a professional manner including resume, interview skills, and presentations.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding and ability to work collaboratively in a group.
  6. Analyze and conduct original communication research (quantitative and qualitative) using scholarly journals, data bases, and collecting and analyzing empirical data.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of basic theoretical concepts relative to organizational behavior including scientific management, systems theory, and organizational culture.
  8. Integrate a Christian perspective of values and ethics in their communication in interpersonal, small group organizational and intercultural contexts.
  9. Develop an awareness of multiple approaches to leadership and develop a personal leadership philosophy.

Lower-division units: 15 units


**Meets a general education requirement.

All majors take COM 100  (3) or COM 231   (3) as an additional general education requirement.

Total Units Required for Major: 44-45 *

*Depending on specific courses selected and not including units counted toward general education requirements.

+The BA in Managerial and Organizational Communication is an approved program under PLNU’s WASC Regional Accreditation. Since it is not a business major, it is not an Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) approved program.

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