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

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year

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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.


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 liaisons 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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Combine Your Bachelor's and Master's with the FastForward Program

The FastForward program at Regis enables you to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree at the same time and get on the fast track to success. Through our dual degree combination options, you can complete both degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

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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

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 for the 2024-2025 academic year: $45,990/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,533/credit hour

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for On-Campus Daytime Undergraduates page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis 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:

| Early Decision: Oct. 1
| First-Year Students: Jan. 1
| International Students: March 1
| Transfer Students: June 1

First-Year Students: Nov. 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.