B.A. in Political Communication

College of Arts & Sciences

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Nearly $24 Million in Institutional Scholarships & Aid for 2017-18

90% of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field

Make Headlines. Communicate the Truth.

You want to know the truth and share it with others. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Political Communication will prepare you to have influence as a media professional who reports with accuracy and fairness. Learn to think analytically, listen carefully and communicate persuasively. From classes on the principles of investigation and news gathering, to reporting, interviewing, and building strategic information campaigns, you'll be equipped for success in your communications career.

DEVELOP YOUR PORTFOLIO

Build your portfolio of academic, journalistic, creative and professional writing.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

ACCESS FACULTY EXPERTISE

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

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Online & On Campus

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours


Online | On Campus

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

Upon completion of the B.A. in Political Communication you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of the American government system, political participation, public opinion and voting behavior
  • Craft compelling storylines and scripts and communicate persuasively
  • Package content for public relations, advertising, social media, and interactive marketing

Career Opportunities:

  • Journalism/Media Relations
  • Political Campaign Management
  • Communications and Political PR
  • Marketing
  • Government Positions

6% Projected growth in media and communication employment from 2016 to 2026. -Bureau of Labor Statistics

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College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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B.A. in Political Communication