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BS in Professional Studies - Communication Studies

Regent University's Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies program is designed to prepare students to use advanced communication skills in entry-level professional roles. Read on to learn about this bachelor's program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Regent University's Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies program is designed for students who are interested in learning the skills needed to become effective communicators and leaders in professional environments. All applicants to Regent University must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Students in the BS in Professional Studies - Communication Studies program have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to communicate effectively in groups or teams or in management or leadership positions. The program is designed to educate students on public speaking, persuasive communication, conflict management, communication technologies, and more. While in the program, which is presented from a Christian perspective, students could study about the Bible, Christian leadership and other aspects of Christianity. Courses in the program also intended to prepare students for team leadership, management and cross-cultural communication.

Learning Format:

On campus and online

Program Length:

120+ credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies:

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies program consists of 16 general education courses, eight professional studies major courses, seven communication studies concentration courses and general electives. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (49 credits)

  • The Making of a Christian Mind
  • The Making of a Christian Leader
  • Introduction to Bible
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Intro. to Christian History & Thought
  • Public Speaking (Campus Only)
  • Regent Foundations of Success (Online Only)
  • English Composition
  • Research & Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Students select one of the following:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory (Campus Only)
    • General Biology I (Campus Only)
    • Origins of the Cosmos (Online Only)
  • Students select one of the following:
    • U.S. History (I to 1877)
    • U.S. History (II from 1877)
  • Microeconomics
  • Students select one of the following:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish I
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

Professional Studies Major Courses (24 credits)

  • Business Leadership and Communication
  • Business and Technical Writing
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Survey of Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Principles of Management
  • Ethics

Communication Studies Concentration Courses (21 credits)

  • Students select 9 credits from any 100-400 level courses in concentration area
  • Students select 12 credits from any 300-400 level courses in concentration area

General Elective Courses (26 credits)

  • Students select 26 credits of general elective courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who complete Regent University's BS in Professional Studies - Communication Studies program could choose to pursue educational options at the master's degree. Academic options could include graduate degrees in general communications or in a specific area of communications.

Potential degrees for graduates could include:

  • Master of Arts in Government with a concentration in Political Communication
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Political Communication
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
  • Master of Arts in Broadcast Communication

Career Paths:

After completing the BS in Professional Studies - Communication Studies program, graduates could be ready to pursue a variety of careers in communication or related fields. These careers might require graduates to manage conflicts, utilize communication technologies or develop effective teams in the workplace.

Graduates could be able to pursue careers that include:

  • Brand manager
  • Media planner
  • Social media manager
  • Business reporter
  • Public relations specialist

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