Organizational Communication: Institutional and Global Perspectives

EDU 7276 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines the messages, meanings, patterns, and networks of communication, discourse, and symbols as they aid in defining the nature of educational organizations. The study of organizational communication is frequently referred to as the “dynamic interplay between communication processes and human organizing.” Considers selected theoretical approaches and thematic strands in the study of organizational communication: function—the use of communication to accomplish tasks within educational settings; identity and relationship—how the organizations in which we participate affect us; technology—the centrality of social media to organizational networks, both internal and external; and globalization—the opportunities, practices, and responsibilities associated with the global organization.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 00
CRN 20646
View Syllabus Download
Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Notes Students register for this section and then will be placed with a specific instructor and assigned to a course section one week prior to the course start date. Students will be notified of their placement via Husky email. Syllabi and textbook information is the same for all sections of the course.
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

Academic Calendar

Talk to an Enrollment Coach

We can walk you through your program options and the application process.


Call Toll Free:
Contact Us