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Online Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a concentration in Communication in Human Relationships

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Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Ignite Your Career With the Dynamics of Human Relationship

LSU Alexandria

Master the art of oral, written, and mediated communication as you accelerate your career with the online Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a concentration in Communication in Human Relationships from LSU Alexandria. Graduates will develop the ability to solve communication difficulties and build productive relationships, both personal and professional. Additionally, LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.

This program is designed to grow your ability to analyze communication contexts and solve gaps in communication. This degree helps all students achieve a higher understanding of the principles of human communication, opening the door for numerous careers such as a human resources analyst, public relations manager and event planner.


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Become the team expert on building professional relationships.

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Receive affordable, flat-rate tuition nationwide.

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Cost

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BA in Communication Studies program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.

Total credit hours for program: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour (with fees): $291

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Coach for the final program cost.

Course Listings

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition I | 3 Credit Hours
  • ENGL 1002 English Composition II | 3 Credit Hours
  • General Education Social Science | 6 Credit Hours
  • MATH 1021 College Algebra OR MATH 1313 Finite Mathematics | 3 Credit Hours
  • General Statistics, MATH 2011 | 3 credit hours
  • MATH 2011 General Education Biology | 3 Credit Hours
  • General Education Natural Sciences | 6 Credit Hours
  • General Education Communications (CMST 0161 or CMST 2060) | 3 Credit Hours
  • General Education History | 6 Credit Hours 
  • General Education Fine Arts | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 2015 Visual Communication | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 2151 Media Writing | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 3080 Mass Media Law | Credit Hours
  • CMST 3500 Introduction to Communication Research Methods | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 4120 Computer-Mediated Communication | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 4160 Persuasive Communication | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 2010 Interpersonal Communication | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 3100 Small Group Communication | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 3118 Intercultural Communication | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST 4119 Nonverbal Communication | 3 Credit Hours
  • CMST Approved Elective (3 credit hours from a choice of 6 classes)
  • CSMT Elective | 3 Credit Hours
  • Foreign Language Electives | 6 Credit Hours
  • English Literature Electives | 3 Credit Hours
  • Humanities Electives | 9 Credit Hours
  • Social Science Electives | 9 Credit Hours
  • Free Electives | 18 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

For university acceptance, first-time freshmen must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete high school Core curriculum for college readiness in place at the time of high school graduation AND
  • Not be required to take more than one developmental course AND
  • Have a high school grade point average of at least 2.0 AND
  • Meet one of the following:
    • Have an ACT composite of 20 or higher OR
    • Have a high school Core grade point average of at least 2.0

Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher OR
  • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 OR
  • Have earned from a community college at least 12 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 OR
  • If the above are not met, meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution

Career Opportunities

  • multimedia journalists
  • social media content creators
  • web developers
  • corporate communication
  • event planners
  • social media managers
  • nonprofit executives
  • public relations coordinators
  • television producer
  • public relations consultant
  • media relations specialist
  • human resources analyst
  • employee relations coordinator
  • customer service representative
  • development officer

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