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Pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies – Internet and Social Media degree at Regent University.

B.A. in Communication Studies – Internet & Social Media

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You’re Internet-savvy and ready to take your skills to the next level. Regent’s Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies—Internet & Social Media will prepare you to communicate effectively through online channels and social media platforms. From developing web content to interactive media, you’ll learn how to connect with audiences in a powerful way.

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August 23, 2021
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DESIGN YOUR FUTURE

Learn how to write for the web and design effective social media campaigns.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

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

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ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through the B.A. in Communication Studies – Internet & Social Media program.

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On completing the B.A. in Communication Studies—Internet & Social Media you will be able to:

  • Design effective social media campaigns to include tweets, blogs, articles, and other web content
  • Develop interactive and web-based media to meet customer requirements and achieve organizational goals
  • Understand theories, technologies, and best practices for interactive content across many different platforms

Career Opportunities:

  • Social media strategist
  • Digital media strategist
  • Internet marketer
  • Web content developer
6%
Projected growth in media & communication employment from 2016-2026

Creation of digital art as needed for animation using industry-standard software through the medium of digital photography and its application to individual expression.

Exploration of principles and activities in the commercial enterprise including topics such as product, price, promotion, place/channel, competition, company, and communication.

Advanced study and practice of the researching, writing, editing, and packaging of news, information and entertainment for a global audience. Cross-listed with JRNU 350.

Integrates the major disciplines in communication and affords the student direction and advisement in proposing, designing, and executing a senior research paper or project. Prerequisites: COMM 245 and Senior standing.

Study and practice of writing creative nonfiction. Prerequisite: ENGL 240.

Computer systems, networks, databases, intellectual property, computer security, artificial intelligence, legal and ethical considerations, codes of conduct, privacy, computer crimes, and the future of computing and the Internet and their relationship to the business world.

Principles of contemporary journalism for any platform or storytelling format. Includes news and information gathering; constructing a story; using numbers and data to tell a story and assess information; editing and presentation; ethical issues of covering stories; and visual literacy.

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

Morganne Oliver, Student, B.A. in Communication Studies

“I received my M.A. in Communication from Regent University. Juggling full-time work, freelancing, family time, as well as 2-3 courses at a time was challenging, but it was worth all the hard work.”

Adam Ericson, M.A. in Communication, 2020 Filmmaker, Seacoast Church

“Regent offered me ... a stepping stone towards academics, towards my future as a Christian leader to change the world, but perhaps more importantly, it gave me a community.”

Katherine Person, B.A., 2017 International Studies

“My college career has been anything but ordinary. But after five years, two schools, two majors, a minor, and a global pandemic, I can finally say that I am a Regent graduate!”

Stephanie Clark, B.S. in Paralegal Studies, 2020

“My Regent learning experience helped inform my perspective on clients, products, the work environment and competitors, which heavily influences the work that I do.”

Shé Hall, M.A., 2011 Digital Media

“We were taught practical skills for the workplace in Regent's classroom. Now I can see how they work in a professional environment.”

Ryan Clemens, MFA, 2010 Acting