For the Kingdom


Why Communications?

Become a Clear and Effective Communicator

Spurgeon College’s communications program provides students with a strong foundation in communication theory and practice and equips them to apply it within both a Christian or secular context.


What You’ll Learn

Be Equipped to Communicate the truth

Spurgeon College’s Communications program is designed to equip students to represent the truth with excellence in a variety of industries and vocational settings. Students will be trained in the theoretical and practical foundations of modern communications thereby equipping them as effective leaders in the corporate and non-profit sectors.

Program Information

Coursework and Outcomes

Explore the courses that are included in the Communications program at Spurgeon College. Students in this program must complete 120 credit hours of coursework to graduate.

  • 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
  • GE240 Survey of World Literature
  • GS101 Foundations of Kingdom Success
  • HM300 Introduction to Philosophy
  • HM344 Christianity and the Arts
  • HS210 or HS211 American History I or II
  • HT200 Introduction to Ethics
  • HT411 World Religions
  • 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
  • HT112 Church History I
  • HT113 Church History II
  • HT350 Christian Doctrine I
  • HT351 Christian Doctrine II
  • HT450 The Church
  • MN201 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship
  • MS201 Global Missions

  • 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

This program offers students 9 hours of elective credit throughout their program.

Students graduating with the Communications major will be able to do the following:

    1. Understand the role of communications within both a Christian and secular context.
    2. Demonstrate the ability to effectively employ communication skills within a business organization or ministry setting.
    3. Demonstrate the ability to competently plan, organize, and direct communications endeavors.
    4. Integrate a biblical worldview into the practice of communications.

HEAR FROM Spurgeon Knights

As a comms major, my classes covered a range of subjects such as journalism, public speaking, marketing, and public relations. These classes have helped me become a better communicator in my daily life and have prepared me well for working in the marketplace.

Mia Trimble

Communications Major and Volleyball Team Member

HEAR FROM Spurgeon Knights

Spurgeon College is devoted to the truth of Scripture and the significance of the local church. Ultimately, at Spurgeon, students are being prepared to serve the local church, rather than to make a name for themselves.

Timothy Powell

Communications Major from Lynnwood, WA

HEAR FROM Spurgeon Knights

The professors deeply care for each student. I have been so blessed by their mentorship and even their hospitality by including me for dinner in their home. The faculty at Spurgeon display Christ-like love and care for all those around them.

Addison Schrader

Communications Major from Lancaster, KS