Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Thomas Edison State University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program in Communications prepares adults for career change, advancement or graduate education, while providing personal enrichment. The program explores the various aspects of creating, transmitting and analyzing messages which flow among individuals, groups, organizations and societies. Students may focus on communications courses relating to oral communications and/or mass media communications. Students develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in Communications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the concepts of mass and personal communication
  • Prepare mass communication messages in the appropriate style
  • Apply theories in the use and presentation of images and information
  • Apply appropriate technology to the creation and dissemination of messages
  • Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills related to a specific communications topic 

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Thomas Edison State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Be 21 years of age or older, or 18 years or older and an active member of the United States military