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The Department of Communication and Sociology equips graduates to communicate skillfully, conduct research, and think critically, globally and missionally to prepare them for service in a variety of careers.
B.S./B.A. in Communication Degree Details
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Corporate and Nonprofit Communication
University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 48 credit hours (choice of 3 concentrations) + Electives: 24 credit hours (B.S. degree)* = Total Required: 128 credit hours
*B.A. degree includes 15 hours of electives and a 9-hour supplement
Nonprofit Event Communication
Small Group Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Communication and Sociology
Early Bird: Nov. 1
Regular: Feb. 1
National Candidates: May 1
As a communication major, you will have the opportunity to expand your skill set and network with co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities, including:
- Professional internships
- Independent and faculty-led research
- ACU Speech and Debate Team
- Study Abroad
- Lambda Pi Eta (communication honor society)
- COSO department clubs
- ACU Speaking Center
A degree in communication is flexible and equips you to succeed in a variety of careers. Examples of career paths include:
- Nonprofit administration
- Social media management
- Public relations
- Human resources
- Negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution
- Organizational consulting