Learn the top employability skills that employers want. The Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications will help you develop the human communications skills and the strong strategic thinking and messaging skills needed for employment in public relations, advertising, marketing, and corporate communication. You will learn how to help organizations develop a unique voice for use in presentations, print, broadcast, and digital media in a wide variety of professional fields.
Courses within the BA Strategic Communication program include academic work, case studies, and hands-on experience creating messages across media platforms. Once you complete the program, you will be ready to pursue a career in positions that require strategic thinking and planning, project management, content creation, and leadership.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Develop communication campaign messaging strategies.
- Apply persuasion theory to communication campaigns and media messages.
- Create content that fulfills strategic communications campaign objectives.
- Working in a group, create strategic communication messages.
- Apply research data to guide the development of strategic communication campaigns and messages.
- Develop multi-platform, multi-public message dissemination plans.
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