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BA, Communications

Make the most of your message. The new Bachelor of Arts in Communications (BAComm) at Spurgeon College can equip you to represent the truth with excellence no matter your industry or vocation. This 120-credit hour degree includes foundational ministry courses like biblical studies and Christian ministry interwoven with specific training in journalism, public relations, rhetoric, visual communications, and several other communications-related vocations.

The degree is fully accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and students can earn their degree at Spurgeon College’s Kansas City campus.

One other significant benefit to students progressing within the degree program will be a full semester of applying the skills they’ve learned through an intensive practicum course.

Courses toward the BACOMM will be offered beginning in Fall 2019, with core classes being developed and added into the course rotation incrementally over the next three years until the program is completely populated.

Communications Course Catalog

BN170 Introduction to Business and Finance
CM110 Introduction to Public Speaking
GE101 English Composition I
GE102 English Composition II
GE135 Quantitative Reasoning
GE185 Introduction to Physical Science
GE205 World Geography
GE240 Survey of World Literature
GS101 Foundations for Kingdom Success
HM300 Introduction to Philosophy
HM344 Christianity and the Arts
HT113 Church History II
HS210 or HS211 American History I or II
HT411 World Religions
MS201 Global Missions
PY100 Introduction to Psychology

BS115 Old Testament Survey I
BS116 Old Testament Survey II
BS117 New Testament Survey I
BS118 New Testament Survey II
BS204 Introduction to Hermeneutics
HT200 Introduction to Ethics
HT350 Christian Doctrine I
HT351 Christian Doctrine II
HT450 The Church
MN201 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship

Communication Major (33 Hrs.)

BN230 Introduction to Marketing
CM120 Visual Communication
CM150 Introduction to Communication Theory
CM201 Principles of Public Relations
CM210 Principles of Crisis Communication
CM220 Online Presence
CM301 Journalism I
CM302 Journalism II
CM310 Advanced Public Speaking
CM405 Advanced Visual Communication
CM450 Communication Studies Capstone

Electives (9 Hrs.)

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