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A Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a degree rewarded to students who complete an undergraduate program that typically lasts four years. This type of degree can be focused on the sciences, liberal arts, or a mixture of the two. 

A degree in journalism will give you the trades and self-esteem to start your profession as a journalist. A great journalist not solely has specialized and professional skills, but also mental width and curiosity about the world.

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University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF

During this one year ‘top up’ course, you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication, whilst also getting the chance to ... [+]

B.A. (HONS) – Business Studies (Top-up degree) What you will study

During this one year ‘top up’ course, you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication, whilst also getting the chance to conduct a real investigation into a business problem that allows you to apply your business acumen to a real-life scenario.

Subjects Offered Business Communication Business Research International Business Business Strategy International Culture and Communications Ethics and Sustainability – Theory and Practice Fees

£9,352 UNICAF offers a number of scholarships to eligible students. For more information, please contact a UNICAF student adviser

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USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
Waldorf University

Waldorf’s online communications degree will prepare you for many exciting positions within the communications industry by combining a liberal arts education with specific ... [+]

Waldorf’s online communications degree will prepare you for many exciting positions within the communications industry by combining a liberal arts education with specific job skills and service to the greater community. Waldorf will help you improve your proficiency in written and verbal communication, visual literacy and multimedia skills.

Using their professional media experience and research into successful programs from throughout the country, the professors at Waldorf have built a strong program based on several key principles:

Experienced Faculty Members State-of-the-Art Technology Practical Experience Student Capstone

For the Communications program, a Mac computer and the software indicated in the course descriptions are required for student purchase.... [-]

USA Forest City
September 2019
Part-time
Online
Susquehanna University

Teaching solid communication skills is at the heart of all the department's programs, whether you'll be communicating through a news story, press release, website, on tel ... [+]

Teaching solid communication skills is at the heart of all the department's programs, whether you'll be communicating through a news story, press release, website, on television or face-to-face.

We offer three emphases with seven tracks. Whichever area of communications interests you, we've got you covered.

Majors

Advertising & Marketing Broadcasting Communication Studies Journalism Personal & Organizational CommunicationPublic Relations Sports Media

Application for Admissions Checklist

Completed online application for admissions (There is no application fee). Susquehanna International Application or Common Application or Coalition Application.

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USA Selinsgrove
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Manhattanville College

We’ve never had more tools at our disposal to communicate with each other than we do right now. Communicating effectively, though – and being able to command the attentio ... [+]

We’ve never had more tools at our disposal to communicate with each other than we do right now. Communicating effectively, though – and being able to command the attention of an audience at a time when everybody is trying to get their own message out there, too – becomes more challenging all the time. You’ll gain those skills at Manhattanville, where our curriculum emphasizes media studies, including media history, theory, criticism, law, ethics, and digital production. And you’ll be just 30 miles from New York City, home to countless print, broadcast, and online media outlets. Manhattanville students routinely put the lessons they learned here to work: Our students have recently interned or have been hired by ABC News, ABC News Radio, CNN America, CNBC, Rolling Stone Magazine, Nickelodeon, The Colbert Report, Sirius XM Radio, The Creative Group, The Creators Project, Seventeen Magazine, Music Choice, and Viacom.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Mansfield University

Why Mansfield? We get you ready for a career with hands-on opportunities and personalized advising. If you want to be a name and not a number, MU is the place for you. We ... [+]

Why Mansfield?

We get you ready for a career with hands-on opportunities and personalized advising. If you want to be a name and not a number, MU is the place for you. We truly believe in educating through involvement and learning through experience. The applied nature of our program focuses on involvement in WNTE, MUTV, PRSSA, Athletics, advanced research projects, and professional internships. And our relationship with alumni and the local community provide you with connections and insights that expand on classroom learning.

Our Communication major lets you tailor your courses by selecting one of four concentrations:

Organizational Communication Concentration

The Organizational Communication concentration prepares students to enter professions such as human resources, patient advocacy, management, retail, sales, and admissions. The concentration prepares students to interact in relationships and to communicate effectively in small groups and in the workplace. Attention is given to effective gender communication, nonverbal communication, persuasion, cross-cultural communication, and business and professional communication.... [-]

USA Mansfield
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Wartburg College

Hands-on experience, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and top-notch facilities prepare our students for fast-changing fields that require excellent communication sk ... [+]

Hands-on experience, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and top-notch facilities prepare our students for fast-changing fields that require excellent communication skills. The department offers the following majors/concentrations. Our graduates work as writers, editors, reporters, production specialists, and public relations professionals. They’re involved in web development, the entertainment industry, and a variety of related fields.

Alumni Success Stories

Wartburg graduates find satisfying jobs and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools. Wartburg alumni can be found in all 50 U.S. states and over 70 foreign countries. Below is only a sample of the types of positions Wartburg graduates from the Journalism and Communication Department have had in the past.... [-]

USA Waverly
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
California Lutheran University

Multimedia majors are full of ideas, and they have the skills to make them reality. As a student, you will evolve creative concepts into practically applied works across ... [+]

BA in Multimedia Multimedia majors are full of ideas, and they have the skills to make them reality. As a student, you will evolve creative concepts into practically applied works across multiple mediums, preparing you for the career of your choice.

So whether your future lies in web design, film, animation, digital music, graphic design, or video games, you'll be prepared to master the medium.

Programs

Offered as a major (B.A.) and a minor

Concentrations

Digital Gaming Graphic Design / Print High Definition Digital Cinema Interactivity, Web & Mobile Devices Visual Effects, Motion Graphics & Animation

Popular Minor Pairings

Art Computer Information Systems Computer Science Theatre Arts THE CURRICULUM ... [-]
USA Thousand Oaks Westlake Village Oxnard Los Angeles  + 1 More
Full-time
Campus
High Point University

Students in the Communication program study a range of human and mediated communication theories and techniques. We focus on understanding audiences, how messages are dis ... [+]

Overview

Students in the Communication program study a range of human and mediated communication theories and techniques. We focus on understanding audiences, how messages are disseminated, and how these messages help shape cultural identities, including their social, economic and political effects.

Experiential learning

Media Fellows Program

Each year, the NRQ School of Communication selects from a pool of applicants the top 16 incoming freshmen to be a part of the prestigious Media Fellows Program. The fellows partake in real-world projects in a client/agency model, work together to develop and oversee unique research projects and travel domestically and internationally to examine trends in the media industry.Study Away Semester at Dark Horse Recording in Nashville, Tenn.... [-]

USA High Point
September 2019
4 years
Campus
Northeastern Illinois University

The Communication, Media, and Theatre (CMT) Department, as suggested by its name, includes three distinct, creative and demanding disciplines that are linked with their f ... [+]

The Communication, Media, and Theatre (CMT) Department, as suggested by its name, includes three distinct, creative and demanding disciplines that are linked with their foundation in the study of communication in a variety of contexts. Students majoring in these areas will learn to become more proficient in the theory and practice of communication, media and theatre arts while developing an appreciation of differing values and perceptions of the world in which they live.

The undergraduate degree is a liberal arts oriented degree program which allows students to concentrate, via elective course selection, in any of the three areas of study offered within the department:

Communication (CMTC), Theatre (CMTT), and Media (CMTM).... [-]

USA Chicago Grayslake
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Central Oklahoma

We offer BA degrees in Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication, Photographic Arts (Commercial, Fine Arts, and Photojournalism), Professional Media (Broa ... [+]

The Department of Mass Communication has embarked on an ambitious journey to interweave the foundations of a strong collegiate education for lifelong learning with the practical preparation for professional careers with emerging and continually evolving technologies and new social media.

We offer BA degrees in Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication, Photographic Arts (Commercial, Fine Arts, and Photojournalism), Professional Media (Broadcasting, Documentary Film, Journalism, Online Media), and Strategic Communications (Advertising, Brand Communications, Public Relations). With 25 full-time and 25 part-time faculty, our students benefit from a wide range of professional and scholarly expertise. We are passionate about our mission: “Helping Students Learn!”... [-]

USA Edmond
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences

Communication is a powerful process that influences our professional and personal lives, and those who study and understand it equips themselves for a lifetime of opportu ... [+]

Communication is a powerful process that influences our professional and personal lives, and those who study and understand it equips themselves for a lifetime of opportunities.

Media literacy is the foundation of our philosophy. The Department of Communications understands that a democratic society depends upon an informed citizenry who can critique media practices, analyze media messages, and effectively communicate ideas in an ever-changing media landscape.

We value experiential learning and teach students how to produce mass media content, communicate in professional environments, and conduct academic research. We also encourage them to join our student organizations, network with media professionals, and travel to conferences.... [-]

USA Florence
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Messiah College

Kick your creative energy and storytelling talents into high gear by pursuing a digital media degree at Messiah College, one of the top private Christian colleges in the ... [+]

Digital Media at Messiah College

Kick your creative energy and storytelling talents into high gear by pursuing a digital media degree at Messiah College, one of the top private Christian colleges in the U.S.

Digital media is an emerging field, and the multimedia communication skills you’ll develop through our core courses for this major will prepare you to meet the growing demand for digital media specialists in a wide variety of fields.

Digital media major distinctives

As a Digital Media major at Messiah College, you’ll be able to:

Focus on a particular area of digital media that is of interest to you. Take plenty of interesting electives or additional digital media courses. Take part in a collaborative digital media project in your senior year. Prepare for a career as a Web, graphic, sound or game designer; video editor; mobile application or game programmer; or minister of worship. Study in one of the 40 study abroad locations offered by Messiah College. Sharpen your skills in our studios dedicated to digital art, digital video and digital audio, and work in the new Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts which has state-of-the-art digital equipment as well as two iMac labs dedicated to theater and music technology. Practice your skills in our new studio space which includes a green room, foley studio and fully equipped control room. Career options for digital media majors ... [-]
USA Mechanicsburg
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Texas Tech University at Waco

Texas Tech University's Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies degree is offered by the College of Media and Communication. Communication Studies offers a highly flexi ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

Texas Tech University's Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies degree is offered by the College of Media and Communication. Communication Studies offers a highly flexible degree. It is uniquely suited to foster career success in a diverse, global, rapidly changing, information-based society. Our economic landscape is undergoing fundamental change as we shift to the new global economy. This shift has important implications for graduates. Recent research shows that you will have multiple careers in your lifetime. It is essential that you possess transferable job skills. A degree in Communication Studies can provide those skills.

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USA Waco
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Bloomsburg University

This bachelor's degree program balances a broad knowledge of the liberal arts and natural sciences with the professional and theoretical preparation needed by today's med ... [+]

Overview

Bloomsburg University's mass communications program prepares students to work as professionals in public relations, journalism, telecommunications or in emerging media technologies.

This bachelor's degree program balances a broad knowledge of the liberal arts and natural sciences with the professional and theoretical preparation needed by today's media professionals. Internships are necessary to complete the student's professional training, along with experience with four campus media:

The Voice, the nationally-recognized weekly student newspaper BUTV, student-produced television programming BUNow, Bloomsburg University's student-run, online news portal WBUQ-FM, a student-managed radio station with call-in and music programs ... [-]
USA Bloomsburg
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
College of Saint Rose

As a Communications major, you can concentrate on one of three areas — Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, or Film and New Media—while gaining a thorough knowle ... [+]

As a Communications major, you can concentrate on one of three areas — Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, or Film and New Media—while gaining a thorough knowledge of this fast-evolving field. In the process, many have won recognition for the quality of their work, including Emmy and Telly awards.

Undergraduate coursework includes the opportunity to create TV and radio programs, newspapers, magazines, websites, and multimedia productions, as well as academic papers and projects. Robust internship programs enable students to work with many of the region’s leaders in communications—in places from advertising agencies and regional newspapers to public radio stations and broadcast news. The master’s program has had particular success in preparing students for careers in journalism, broadcasting, education, and law.... [-]

USA Albany
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus