B.S. in Organizational & Professional Communication
Organizational & Professional Communication professionals study the role of communication in increasing corporate productivity and employee satisfaction. KSU is the only Georgia institution offering an undergraduate concentration in Organizational & Professional Communication. Organizational & Professional Communication students learn the skills they need to develop employee training programs, training manuals, and employee handbooks. Students also conduct communication audits at area companies to measure employee satisfaction with company communication practices. Students often intern in corporate human resources or training and development departments.
To be eligible to apply to a major in Organizational & Professional Communication, students must meet the following criteria:
* Meet the School of Communication & Media (SOCM) Sophomore GPA Requirement. This Sophomore GPA requirement consists of combined adjusted 2.75 GPA in the following five courses:
- COM 2020
- COM 2033
- COM 2129
- COM 2135
- COM 2240
* These criteria apply for students under the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar and beyond. Students under older catalogs may be expected to meet different requirements. Please talk to you advisor to confirm your academic plan.
* Pass the SOCM Entrance Exam with a score of 78% or highter. Students who fail to pass the grammar test in three attempts must pursue majors in other departments. PLEASE NOTE: The entrance exam requirement is temporarily waived for the remainder of the 2020-2021 academic year, effective through the end of July 2021.
*All communication majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all communication courses counted toward their degree.