The online delivery of the Communication Studies Bachelor of Arts degree is a liberal arts program tied to the fundamental process of communication that drives our personal, social and professional lives. In this convenient degree completion program, you will learn the elements of message exchange across a variety of interactions and contexts.
Communication skills are consistently ranked as one of the top skills sought by employers in every field and profession. You will gain the skills to improve both your own communication and the communication outcomes of groups and organizations.
The new U.S. economy rewards those with a 4-year college degree. In 2013, those with at least a college degree (see College plus in graph above) earned 80% more per hour than those with a high school degree only. This percentage is up from just 35% in 1979. (Source: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
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Students are encouraged to complete internships for up to six hours of credit, which will help you apply communication theory to practical applications in your current job or use internships to pursue new opportunities.
Because communication skills are vital in almost any career, our Communication Studies majors and minors pursue a wide range of professional paths upon graduation. These are just a few of the possibilities:
This online bachelor's degree completion program is designed for busy adults of any age who need to fit their college completion into busy lives, no matter where they live.