Bachelor of Science in Communication Overview
As the U.S. economy continues to transition from goods-producing to service-providing employment, job candidates who have the ability to interact and communicate effectively with others will be at an advantage.*
The bachelor's degree in communication curriculum covers the fundamentals as well as relevant topics for today's world, including conflict management, persuasion, diversity, and digital media.
Learn from faculty with real-world experience. Our curriculum is vetted by leading and experienced professionals, so you learn the latest skills and practices. Coursework emphasizes:
- Writing and speaking skills, group dynamics, team building, and resolving complex issues that arise in the workplace
- Planning and developing dynamic, interactive multimedia presentations
- Understanding the effects of technology, government and industry regulation, and legal and ethical issues in communication
- Using new media and software applications most frequently used in business, institutional, and home environments
Accelerated Master’s Degree Options
You can work toward a Purdue Global master’s degree in public administration, educational psychology, human services, legal studies, or psychology while you earn your Bachelor of Science in Communication. Complete both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in less time and at a lower cost than completing both programs separately. For details and eligibility requirements, speak to an Advisor.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.