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Communication

Bachelor of Arts

Explore the questions, contexts, theory and applications that underpin human relations.

Are you an outgoing, innovative person with an interest in how humans make meaning—face to face and online; in families, groups and organizations? Do you view conflicts as potential opportunities to learn more about yourself and others? Are you interested in strategic messaging? Do you have a knack for writing and an appreciation for new and emerging media? Are you a natural storyteller? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Communication at Regis. 

The Communication major at Regis is designed for students whose academic, creative and professional interests may be interdisciplinary or wide-ranging. Majors choose from three tracks:

  • Human Communication and Conflict
  • Media and Society
  • Public Relations and Civic Engagement

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Attendance
$39,260/year

Sample Communication Classes

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COM 400A: Interpersonal Communication

Study models of communication, language and meaning, nonverbal and verbal communication, perception, conflict and establishing positive human relationships via communication. 

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COM 409A: Digital Storytelling

Examine the historical development of American mass media, and critically analyze regulatory, economic, political and social influences of mass communication.

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COM 416A: Principles of Public Relations

Gain experience with public relations tools and practices such as preparing and conducting a public relations program, setting up a news conference and establishing and running a speaker bureau. 

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.A. Communication program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Communication Career Paths

Public Relations Manager

Public Relations professionals are in charge of managing a company or organization's reputation and brand. Public Relations Managers are charged with finding new media opportunities, continue existing media relations and advertising through positive public awareness.


Copywriter

Copywriters use their writing and storytelling skills to write news stories, press releases, marketing content, social media posts and a variety of other communication materials. They often use their critical thinking skills to distill complex content into easily digestible material for the general public.


Advertising Executive

Advertising Executives serve as liasions for communication between an advertising agency and its clients. Advertising Executives should expect to meet with their clients, discuss their advertising needs and oversee the creation of advertising campaigns.


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Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.A. Communication program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition: $39,260/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,309/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

Fall
| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Spring
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Incoming Freshmen: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication is offered by the Communication department within Regis College.