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Bachelor of Arts in Communication

This degree focuses on preparing you to communicate effectively in a variety of fields.

  • Report for a newspaper or news station as a journalist
  • Practice public relations or strategic communication
  • Manage social media and advertising campaigns in a marketing firm
  • Pursue a career in human resources 

While earning your Bachelor of Art in Communication, you can expect to take courses including Oral Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Cross-Cultural Communication, Rhetorical Criticism, and Gender Studies.

Visit the University Catalog page for the most up-to-date curriculum requirements

Curriculum - Communication Major (B.A.)

47 total credit hours including:


  • ART 3363 Digital and Media Culture
  • ART 3423 Typography
  • COMM 2143 Intermediate Oral Communication
  • ENGL 2103 Intermediate Writing
  • GNST 2001 College Research Literacy
  • SPAN 1014 Elementary Spanish 1
  • SPAN 1024 Elementary Spanish 2
  • THTR 2113 Creative Performance


  • ART 3433 Layout and Production
  • COMM 2033 Professional Presentations
  • COMM 2113 Interpersonal & Small Group Team Building
  • COMM 3183 Digital Marketing
  • COMM 3203 Social Medial for Promotion & Communication
  • COMM 4013 Persuasion
  • COMM 4603 Senior Seminar
  • COMM 4952 Cooperative Education

The requirements above are specific requirements for this major. You must also fulfill general education requirements and general bachelor’s (or associate or associate of science in health science) degree requirements. Please refer to the Newman University Catalogs for details. After admission to Newman University, your Newman advisor can help explain program and university requirements.