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Student public speaking representing the corporate communication concentration at Curry CollegeThe Corporate Communication concentration is designed for students who are interested in studying the internal and external communication needs of organizations. Students may enjoy careers in communication consulting, human resources, sales, management, and political campaigns.

Program Information and Requirements

Required Courses:

COM 2010 Public Speaking 3
COM 2100 Managerial Communication 3
COM 2180 Leadership Communication 3
COM 2790 Principles of Public Relations 3
COM 3040 Persuasion 3


Choose two of the following (6 credits):

COM 2112 Conflict Management 3
COM 2130 Nonverbal Communication 3
COM 2320 Effective Listening 3
COM 3010 Small Group Discussion 3
COM 3015 Advanced Public Speaking 3
   
Total: 21

All Communication majors must declare a concentration by the time they reach the end of their third semester (must have earned a minimum of 40 credits). A student who has an interest and/or career goals in a specific area of communication may pursue a concentration in that area. Suggested course groupings for each specific concentration are listed in their respective areas. Students may use appropriate courses, among the nine courses required for the major, to meet the requirements for a specific concentration.

Students who have a career interest in an area not included in our concentrations may choose to pursue an Individually Initiated Concentration, and will work with a faculty advisor to craft the necessary selection of courses.

Concentration Areas with Advisors:

Communication Studies - COM Faculty

Corporate Communication - Professor Sinnott

Film - Professor Ritch

Multimedia Sports Journalism - Professor Lemberg

Public Relations - Professor Whitten

Radio/Audio Production - Professor Frank

Television/Digital Video - Professor Gibbs

Theatre - Professor Holbrook

Video Game Studies - Professor MacDougall

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