Lamar University

4400 MLK Blvd, Beaumont, TX 77705

Program Details

Consisting of 120 credit hours, Lamar University offers a Bachelor of Science in Communication. A B.S. in Communications prepares students for careers in journalism, film, advertising, broadcasting, and corporate communications. This specific program requires each student to complete ten courses (30 credit hours) of core curriculum. An additional 18 credit hours of specialized communication courses are to be taken according to the student’s career interests. 

In pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Communication, students develop skills in writing, public speaking, and communication theory. Students have the opportunity to participate in exciting internships across the nation. Students often test their skills by working on staff at the public radio and/or television station. 

Students take courses in Media Writing, Pop Culture Theory, Communication Law, and Public Relations. Students study human communication, writing styles for advertising and film, ethics in advertising, conflict management, and interpersonal communication. 

A Bachelor of Science in Communication also is beneficial to those looking to enter seminary, law school, or graduate school. 

Students wishing to enter the Department of Communications must meet the minimum requirement of a 2.0 GPA.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      120

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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