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Communications Concentration

The concentration in Communications offered under the BA degree in Liberal Studies includes an 18-credit program that provides students with a solid foundation in the field of communications. The curriculum explores the various aspects of creating, transmitting and analyzing messages which flow among individuals, groups, organizations and societies. Students who complete this concentration may also earn an Undergraduate Certificate in Communications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the concepts of mass and personal communication
  • Prepare mass communication messages in the appropriate style
  • Apply theories in the use and presentation of images and information
  • Apply appropriate technology to the creation and dissemination of messages
  • Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills related to a specific communications topic

BA in Liberal Studies: Communications Concentration

Concentration Requirements Credits
COM-120 Intro to Mass Communications I 3
COM-121 Intro to Mass Communications II 3
COM-265 Communication in the Digital Age 3
COM-330 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM-335 Elements of Intercultural Communication 3
COM-339 The Story of Human Language or
MAN-373 Managerial Communication or
MAN-376 Leadership Communication
3
Total 18 Credits

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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