Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts

Enhance your communication skills for your own personal and professional development. In this major, you’ll learn to create and deliver effective presentations, craft well-reasoned arguments, and build dialogue between people and groups. Explore how media, entertainment, and commercial institutions impact individuals and society. Enrich your understanding of writing and speaking while learning to integrate media into presentations.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 10
Format
Hybrid or Online
Course Length
10 Weeks
Admission
Transferable Credit
Bachelor's Degree
Per Credit
$643
Time
Varies
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Skills You'll Learn


Deliver effective, audience-relevant presentations to engage, inform, and entertain audiences


Craft well-reasoned and persuasive arguments


Write and speak with more skill and influence

Curriculum

11
Common Core Courses
10
Major Courses
Varies
Elective Courses

Electives vary based on the amount of credits transferred. Your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts


By 2020, 65% of job openings will require postsecondary education and training beyond high school, according to a study done by the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute.


Communication professionals can expect a 6% growth through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This job growth is due to the need for organizations to create, edit, translate, and distribute information through a variety of diverse platforms.


According to the Balance, possessing strong communication skills will help you get a job, secure promotions, and be successful.

Job Titles

Public Relations Specialist
Advertising Manager
Communications Specialist
Trainer
Fundraiser
Writer/Editor
Event Planner
Human Resources Administrator

Communications Specialist Salary: National Average

$52,836
(Glassdoor)

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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