Becky Olson, communication alum, is a three-time breast cancer survivor and co-founder of Breast Friends, a support group for women with cancer.
Our advocacy and relational communication concentration is designed to provide flexible options for studying communication processes such as the psychology of interaction, social impacts of digital media, change facilitation and coursework from related academic disciplines. If you are engaged or interested in people-oriented occupations, human service, social justice or preparing for graduate study in a communication-relevant field, we recommend this concentration for you. You might also consider our Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Mediation.
Advocacy & Relational Communication Concentration - 24 credits
Choose 12 credits from the following:
Interviewing: The Art of Purposeful Communication
Communication of Self-Esteem
The Communication of Affirmation
Humor & Communication
The Mediation Process
Topic: Interaction & Social Media
Creating Inclusive Trust Cultures
Communicating Change: Advocacy with Multiple Stakeholders
Topics in Communication Studies
Other related courses with adviser approval
Please see our current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.