Aurora University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Communication program includes an optional Public Relations and Event Planning track and is built for individuals seeking the skills for success in diverse professional settings plus the competitive edge required for career advancement. While focusing on the changing demands of today’s public relations, marketing, and business industries, the BA in Communication online program explores speaking and writing through a technical lens.
A faculty of educators with years of industry expertise lead each course required for the BA in Communication online program. Students will study topics including digital content creation, event planning, multimedia storytelling, public relations, and persuasion techniques. The online bachelor’s degree in communication also offers internship opportunities that provide hands-on experience and prepare students for the careers they want.
The online Bachelor of Arts in Communication program explores the impact of communication in a variety of professional settings. Through a curriculum built for your career success, you’ll gain the skills and expertise necessary for the career you want. While earning your BA in Communication online, you’ll study public speaking, digital content writing, visual communication, persuasion, multimedia storytelling, media creation, and more.
The curriculum in the public relations and event planning track of the online communication degree is designed to align with outcomes recommended by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the leading public relations professional association.Get Started
Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program requirements are subject to change.
All Communication majors are required to complete all the courses listed in at least one specialization to fulfill the elective course requirements of the degree.
NOTE: An internship is required; coordination through the School of Business
Note: Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact the Office of Student Accounts for questions or information on current tuition, fees, room, board and other rates.
All AU Online students must have unrestricted access to a computer or mobile device with high-speed internet to participate in online courses. AU Online uses Moodle to host its online classes.
Students may transfer some applicable credits to the online communication degree.
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When you complete the BA in Communication online degree program, you'll be prepared for success in a variety of career paths across many industries:
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