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Bachelor of Arts in Communication

About the Program

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Join a community of creative learners ― budding filmmakers, broadcasters, social media influencers, and public relations professionals. Columbus State's BA in Communication degree will teach you how to leverage the power of communication to address local, national, and global issues.

The program's comprehensive curriculum examines how messages are formed, shared, and interpreted between individuals and within groups and society as a whole. As a communications major, you'll develop skills that are in demand across fields ― from advertising to international relations and from filmmaking to healthcare.

With four concentrations to choose from, it's easy to customize your communication degree to fit your interests and career goals. Even better, CSU's prime location offers unique access to a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities. Enhance your education by securing an internship in Georgia's $6 billion film industry or with the region's many financial, healthcare, and government employers.

Career Opportunities

Based on your area of concentration, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree prepares you for a broad range of careers including:

  • Community relations organizer
  • Film and documentary professional
  • Social media director
  • Media planner

Degree Requirements

Please see our academic catalog for additional information about this degree's requirements.

Communication Studies Concentration

Study interpersonal, group, and rhetorical communication. With a concentration in communication studies, you'll be prepared for advanced study or for work in organizational communication, human resources, and community relations.

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Film Production Concentration

Share your creative vision with the world. With a $6 billion film industry, Georgia is the perfect place to study film production. Course topics include mass communication, screen-writing, video production, and more.

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Integrated Media Concentration

Engage and inspire audiences across platforms. With a concentration in integrated media, you'll develop valuable skills in print, broadcast, digital, and social media.

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Public Relations Concentration

Control the message through the art and science of communication. With a concentration in public relations, you'll study persuasion, mass communication, public opinion formation, and more.

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Admissions Requirements

Please see our admissions page for any general admission requirements or the academic catalog for any degree-specific admission requirements.

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Tuition and Fees

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Financial Aid

From state scholarships to federal student aid, we’re here to help you take advantage of every educational resource.

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