BA in Communication

This flexible program exposes students to communication research and theory while allowing students to emphasize their specific area of interest. After completing the core requirements, students may tailor course selections to meet their interests in fields such as organizational communication, mass communication, information science, public relations, marketing, advertising, training and development, as well as all fields requiring effective communication strategies and skills.

Program Overview

General Education, 42 credit hours

Communication Major, 36 credit hours in Communication courses

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in Communication courses.

A Communication minor is also available as a component of the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies.

Program Details

Program details can be found in the Bulletin.

Department of Communication and Media Studies

Click here for information on courses available online.

Program Costs

Undergraduate Tuition (MO residents) $335.50 per credit hour
Online Course Fee (100% online courses) $59.70 per credit hour
College of Arts & Sciences Advising Fee $10.00 per credit hour
Media Studies Lab Course Fee $31.40 per credit hour

Please visit the Cashier's Office for more information.

Advising

College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office
artscience@umsl.edu
314-516-5501

Professor Leighanne M Heisel, Online Program Director
heisell@umsl.edu
314-516-5486

Professor Clark McMillion, Internship/Practicum Advisor
mcmillion@umsl.edu
314-516-6724