The online Advanced Start Bachelor of Science in Communication degree from Kaplan University is an ideal program for those individuals who have an associate's or bachelor's degree who are looking for a program that will aid them in earning their communication degree in as little as two years.
Throughout the course of this online communication degree program, students will work with a variety of experts as they develop the advanced knowledge that is needed for functioning as an effective creator and conveyer of ideas, concepts, and information.
Students in this online communications degree program will also work to improve their skills in writing and communication, as well as develop a deeper understanding of social issues and new media.
This online degree in communication does offers students the option of focusing on technical writing or organizational communication, and prepares students for career opportunities in areas, such as:
- Public administration
- Grant writing
- Public relations
- Human resources
- Social services
- Market research
Through a combination of theory and application, this online communications program was designed to help students to develop a strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills-set applicable in any career field.
The Bachelor of Science in Communication curriculum emphasizes:
- Writing and speaking skills, group dynamics, team building, and resolving complex issues that arise in the workplace
- Planning and developing dynamic, interactive multimedia presentations and websites
- Understanding the effects of technology, government and industry regulation, and legal and ethical issues in communication
- Utilizing new media and software applications most frequently used in business, institutional, and home environments
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