Strong communication skills are among the top skills employers demand. This concentration will help you learn and practice the communication skills employers want, and the skills that will help you succeed in your career. These skills include: listening, writing, interpersonal communication, interviewing, networking, leadership, conflict management, and intercultural communication. The concentration leads to careers in a variety of fields, such as: human resources, sales & marketing, training & development, consulting, management, fundraising/development, recruiting, and dispute resolution. Finally, if you're interested in continuing your education now or in the future, Relational and Organizational Communication can prepare you for advanced degrees in law, business administration, as well as Masters' and PhD degrees in Communication Studies.
Please note: While this portion of the website is presently being updated to reflect our ongoing Q2S transformation, for more information on courses and requirements for this concentration, please visit the course bulletin.
Professor Donna Gotch attended and was featured by the University at the First-Generation Student Welcome Reception
Student Ethan Mink wins Emmy for his role as researcher on KVCR program "Vietnam Speaks."
Professor Donna Gotch led a faculty cohort in 25 ACUE modules mentoring faculty in using new teaching strategies in their classes
Dr. Grant is a leader in higher education and attended HERS
Dr. Heisterkamp's WSCA presidential address was recently published in the Western Journal of Communication
Relational and Organizational Communication FAQ
Students in this concentration have gone on to work in human resources, sales & marketing, training & development, consulting, management, fundraising/development, recruiting, dispute resolution, or gone on to receive advanced degrees in law, business administration, and Communication Studies.
You might be interested in research, HR, training, or teaching. Or something else entirely! No matter what your path, you can learn more about your options at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The talk took place at the TedxMSJC event on Oct. 23 at Mt. San Jacinto College
The event is organized by the International Palestinian Creativity Organization
On Oct. 20, Erin Ezra spoke with communication law class to share her expertise and knowledge with the next generation of students.
On August 28, faculty and graduate students shared screens, stories, and plenty of laughs
For early career women scholars and leaders
Mentored by Dr. Julie Taylor, Mellon Mays provides academic and financial support to prepare students for graduate studies
CSUSB communication studies faculty member Larry Hygh Jr. developed the speaker series, which includes journalists, CEOs, nonprofit leaders...
The Extended Reality Lab, co-founded by Comm Professor Dr. Mihaela Popescu helps students stay connected