Bachelor of Science in Communication
Lamar University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Communication integrates communication theory with practical application, giving students a portfolio of skills and abilities that are valuable in any workplace, including Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, celebrity brands, and higher education.  Students learn critical thinking, problem solving, effective listening, trend awareness, and effective written communication.  Courses include public relations and advertising; political affairs, lobbying, and public policy; community relations, crisis communication and image repair; and new media and social media marketing.


  • Must hold a diploma from an accredited high school
  • Completion of at least 14 high school credits in college preparatory courses
  • Graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school class or achieve a minimum composite score on the SAT or ACT
  • Official transcripts from all schools (high school and college) attended
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Verify specific requirements associated with chosen degree program

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges