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Business - Communication (BA)

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Next start date

03/13/17

Cost per credit

$600
The cost of this program is $600 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.

ASU's Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in communication will prepare you to understand and shape message-related behaviors for the purpose of improving communicative interactions in the workplace.

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W. P. Carey School of Business

Business communication has exploded as a distinct professional field as companies require rapid and considered responses, from conveying ordinary information to crisis communications. This innovative, interdisciplinary program will prepare you for positions in a variety of professions in which business and communication play an important role in ensuring success.

The Bachelor of Arts in business and communication includes rigorous courses within the communication concentration in addition to the skill and core courses required of all W. P. Carey School of Business majors. As a graduate of this program, you will be better qualified to enter private and nonprofit corporate communications positions with business knowledge that will be immediately useful to potential employers. Students pursuing opportunities in sales, operations, retail banking, and hospitality will find the concentration of particular value. There are a variety of opportunities for careers with a BA in business and communication. Average starting salaries can vary greatly due to location, company, industry, and experience.

What it costs

The cost of this program is $600 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.
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Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission

Additional Requirements

Freshmen
Freshman applicants who meet the requirements for ASU freshman admission are eligible for direct admission to the W. P. Carey School of Business Bachelor of Arts degree program. To be admitted to ASU, you must be a high school graduate and meet one of the following criteria:

  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1120* (March 2016 and after) or 1040* (prior to March 2016) for residents
  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1180* (March 2016 and after) or 1110* (prior to March 2016) for nonresidents
  • ACT 22 (24 nonresidents)*
  • A high school class ranking in the top 25 percent
  • An overall, unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 in competency courses defined by ASU (4.0 = A)

*ASU and W. P. Carey do not require the writing portion of these tests.

Transfer
If you are a transfer student applying to the W. P. Carey School of Business Bachelor of Arts degree program, you are eligible for direct admission if you have met the following requirements:

  • ASU transfer student admission requirements
  • 3.0 cumulative ASU GPA (if you have attended ASU)
  • 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA (if you have attended another institution)
  • Minimum grade requirements must be met for all critical tracking courses taken (applicable only if student falls under critical tracking requirements)

An ASU Academic Integrity violation may preclude a student from entering or changing W. P. Carey academic programs.