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.
CSUSB communication studies faculty member Larry Hygh Jr. developed the speaker series, which includes journalists, CEOs, nonprofit leaders...