Communication Technology (COT)

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Communication Technology explores the way technology is transforming the field of communication. This specialization helps students understand interactive technology, evaluate the user experience, and communicate with users with varying levels of technical proficiency. Students in this major can choose courses in Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience (HCI + UX) and Communication Technology Management.

HCI + UX courses focus on how people use technology and the social implications of new technologies. Communication Technology Management courses teach students how to help others use technology effectively in the workplace.


Curriculum

Communication Technology (COT):

 

General Education requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree:

New General Education (GEN) (for students enrolling at OSU in autumn 2022 or later): 

 

Legacy General Education (GEL) (for students enrolled at OSU in summer 2022 or earlier): 


Additional Information

Students in this major can select courses from two different tracks to fit their career goals:

The Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience track focuses on how people use technology and the social implications of new technologies. You will be able to apply your understanding of how people process information, make decisions, and communicate in order to improve the design of interactive technologies.

The Communication Technology Management track teaches you how to help others use technology effectively in the workplace. You will be able to employ your knowledge of technology and communication to act as a liaison between leadership and technical workers in a corporate setting.


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