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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication Degree

On-Campus Degree Overview

Online Communication Degree Available

Through the Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree, you will examine the role of communication in all areas of life, including organizational communication, interpersonal communication and public media, just to name a few. All concentrations within this communication degree program in Virginia will allow you to learn the fundamental concepts of journalism and become prepared as reporters and writers able to understand and communicate large concepts in relatable stories that can impact the world for Christ. If you are not able to study on our campus in Virginia Beach, you may choose the online bachelor's degree in communication. Both programs will prepare you spiritually and academically for careers in communications, teaching, business, law and other related fields.

Emerging technologies continue to impact the field of communication. Social media and online communities have altered the way this generation sends and receives communication and, consequently, how we study the field. Your courses will explore social media’s impact on communication as well as recent advances in technology — resulting  in an educational experience that is not only relevant for today, but one that also provides a strong foundation for your future.

Career Opportunities:

  • Journalism
  • Business Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Social Media Marketing
Concentrations: Rhetoric and Public Culture | Strategic Communication | Theatre | Journalism | Professional and Technical Writing | Advertising/Public Relations | Organizational Communication | Internet and Social Media
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 15 communication core, 21 concentration, 35 electives)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in Communication
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty
Contact: Prof. Peggy Southerland, Department Chair, Communication Arts; phone: 757-352-4698; email:

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