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    Communications majors are sought after in fields where messaging is essential – from public relations, to law, to essential positions in today’s changing media landscape.

    Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies (B.A.)

    The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies will provide you with an excellent knowledge of communication theory and practical application. You’ll develop an understanding of interpersonal, group, and organizational communication – including a grasp of social media and communication via emerging technologies. Plus, with a Christian worldview integrated into all communication courses, you’ll see how ethics, meaning, and truth are essential to how we communicate.

    With a communications degree, you’ll get training in a variety of important topics, including cross-cultural communication, persuasive communication, and communication law. With a broad understanding of what takes up 75% of every person’s waking hours – communication – you’ll find job possibilities in areas ranging from business and advertising, to radio and journalism, to politics.

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 120 credit hours (36 in major, 42 in general education, 42 in electives)
    • Major coursework can be completed over four semesters.
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
    Class Format:

    Classes are typically completed in 5-week blocks.


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  • Great Demand for Communications Degrees!

    Few degrees have such a wide application as a bachelor's degree in communication. Through your communications studies courses at CCU, you’ll receive training to enter a variety of fields. You’ll be well prepared to function in business and marketing environments – managing people or managing messaging for an organization. Those majoring in communications are sought after in fields where messaging is essential – from public relations, to law, to essential positions in today’s changing media landscape. From writing speeches to marketing products, your skills will be necessary in our information-dominated world.

    You can take classes at our College of Adult and Graduate Studies Regional Centers, or online from any location. We also have a Communications Studies minor available to students of many majors.

    Communication Studies Bachelor's Degree Program Benefits

    • A bachelor's degree in Communication Studies is one of the most versatile degrees offered today, and it can provide a variety of options in fields where you are interacting with others and enacting positive change.
    • The program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
    • Students take one course at a time with classroom-based courses meeting one night a week for five weeks.
    • Students can choose to complete the coursework online. Online courses typically run for five weeks and weekly assignments may be completed around your schedule.
    • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
    • Adult students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.
    • Take advantage of CCU's generous transfer credit policies to accelerate your degree!

    Contact an Enrollment Counselor at the College of Adult and Graduate Studies Center nearest you if you have questions or would like to talk to someone about admission to Colorado Christian University.

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