Online Bachelor of Science in Communication
Learn how communication processes create, maintain and transform identities, workplaces, and communities in this online communication degree. Gain a solid foundation in effective communication, critical thinking and analysis -- valuable career skills that transfer across a variety of job industries and fields.
Next start date: 10/13/2021
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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A degree in communications, a lifetime of opportunity
The online communication degree will allow you to better understand how communication impacts your daily life as well as your relationships and the world around you. You will acquire the ability to write clear, compelling and persuasive arguments and master the necessary skills to think strategically through complex communication issues and implement communication plans. You will enter the workforce with communication skills that are highly sought after by top employers.
A communication degree equips with you the foundational skills necessary for success at all levels within your career. In fact, strong communication skills can set you apart from the crowd. Graduates with a communication degree bring critical thinking and problem-solving skills, teamwork and collaboration skills, oral and written communication skills, a strong work ethic and leadership potential to the workplace.
Will my communications degree say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
What can I do with a communication degree?
As a graduate with a communication degree, you’ll bring strong writing, critical thinking and presentation skills to the job market. You can expect to find a career within the industry that interests you most; from government and nonprofit work to education, health care, human resources, marketing, management and more.
Application requirements for your bachelor of communication
You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
A respected school for liberal arts
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware critical thinkers and global citizens.