Sep 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

COM 415 - Communication and Virtual Organizing


Prerequisites, COM 100  or SCC 100  with a minimum grade of B- and COM 295  or SCC 295  with a minimum grade of C. This course examines how social media and emerging technologies make organizing without a traditional organization possible. The course explores how human agents and technological tools co-create virtual organizations through strategic cycles of recursive interactions. This is done through the examination of theoretical frameworks, practical strategies, and current empirical research. Students work in teams to link communication theories and organizational practices to build effective virtual organizations. Some sections of this course may be offered for communication studies and/or strategic and corporate communication majors only. Letter grade. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits