The Palmetto College Online Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication is issued by USC Aiken, one of USC's senior campuses.
Develop strong oral and written communication skills
Learn how to work well within a team
Gain familiarity with various technologies
Examine communication processes in interpersonal relationships, small group and public settings and within organizations, in cultures, and in the mass media
Why should I complete a bachelor's degree in communication?
Through a bachelor's degree in communication, students learn the practical application of the theory and art of communication. Through coursework that focuses on visual, multimedia, written, spoken and interpersonal communication, students are well prepared for the competitive job market. Graduates can enter into fields such as sales, marketing, media, customer relations, public relations, law, and health care.
Prerequisites & Requirements
To apply for this online degree program, students must have:
- 45-60 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution
- Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
- Recommended completion of the following courses:
- Composition and Literature
- Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
- Natural Science with a Lab
- Two Social or Behavioral Science courses
- Humanities course
- World Civilization
- American History or American Government
If you're a full-time student, the program should take about 2 years -- the same as if you were attending class in-person. If you work, you may need to take a lighter course load. Talk to an advisor about how to balance Palmetto College classes with your schedule.
Ready to get started?
New terms begin six times per year.
Call, chat, or email us today! Our trained representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances. If you are unsure whether you meet the prerequisites and would like to request a pre-evaluation of your previous college work, please talk with a Palmetto College representative before applying.
If you've already talked to a Palmetto College representative, just follow the application instructions for this degree.