Bachelor's - Communications
Students enrolled in DeVry University's Bachelor's degree program in Communications have the option of choosing from among three areas of concentration. These areas include technical communication, business communication, and emerging media communication. Read on to learn more about the Bachelor's degree program in Communications.
Official Program Name:
Bachelor's degree program in Communications
School Offering Program:
Students enrolled in DeVry University's degree programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants to DeVry University's Bachelor's degree program in Communications may have good communication skills and a desire to learn about the importance of communication to different disciplines.
DeVry University's Bachelor degree program in Communications is designed so that students can choose from among three concentrations. Currently, these areas of emphasis include emerging media communication, business communication, and technical communication. Students also have the opportunity to select an undeclared status at the time of enrollment but must choose a concentration after 30 credit hours have been earned towards the degree. The curriculum also includes courses in areas such as natural science, humanities, business, and applied technologies. A special project concludes the degree program
Online or Campus-Based
Minimum Credits Required:
122 credit hours.
DeVry University offers over $29 million in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.
Course Topics Covered:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact DeVry University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Course topics covered in the Bachelor's degree program in Communications could include:
- Applied Technologies
- Communication Skills
- Natural Sciences
- Social Science
- Special Project
Furthering Your Education:
Once students have completed DeVry University's Bachelor's degree program in Communications, they have the opportunity to pursue a master's degree in the field. A master's degree program may include courses such as theorizing communication, communication and organizational research, communication and organizational ethics, and international and intercultural communication.
Master's degrees that graduates could pursue, but are not limited to:
- Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership Studies
- Master of Arts in Communication
- Master of Science in Public Relations and Corporate Communication
- Master of Arts in Communication, Culture, and Technology
Students who have completed the Bachelor's degree program in Communications at DeVry University have the opportunity to pursue jobs in the field. Some possible employers for graduates of an undergraduate communications degree program include public relations firms, newspapers, nonprofit organizations, media organizations, and government agencies. Job candidates should be personable and have excellent written communication skills.
Some possible entry-level careers could include:
- Speech writer
- Editorial assistant
- Advertising associate
- Consumer affairs specialist
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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