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The mission of the King University Bachelor of Science in Communication Program is to prepare you for a career that requires you to have:

  • Impeccable presentation skills
  • Applied knowledge of ethics
  • Clear and concise writing skills
  • Reasoned approach to critical thinking
  • Persuasive design skills
  • Leadership capabilities
  • Effective interpersonal communication
  • Conflict management

The Communication program at King:

  • Offers a quality undergraduate degree designed for adults
  • Enables you to complete the major coursework (49 s.h.) in as little as 16 months, taking one communication course at a time
  • Embeds ethical and liberal arts principles in communication courses
  • Results in an academic experience that empowers you with excellent design, writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills
  • Concludes with a comprehensive assessment portfolio that is useful for job hunting and sharing with future employers
  • Encourages varied opinions, expertise, and interactive learning
  • Is also available online

Why choose Communication at King?

one buttonTo study communication is to study the exchange of messages whereby people create shared meaning.  Impersonal exchanges, interpersonal conversations, and workplace activities all involve communication.  In fact, a person cannot not communicate!  That's how important communication is!  

This program prepares students for success in any industry because the top skills employers look for relate to communication.  Even Forbes magazine claims, "Candidates with strong technical skills and equally strong communication skills will rise above the pack and have the best shot at new opportunities as they arise."  These skills are honed in the Communication program at King, giving students opportunity for success.

Student Learning Outcomes

imgCommunication program graduates will be prepared to meet the following competency outcomes:

  • Communicate effectively in nonverbal, verbal, and visual work
  • Use critical thinking and problem solving skills in personal and professional settings
  • Construct effective messages appropriate to diverse audiences, purposes, and occasions
  • Apply ethical principles to decision-making in coursework and professional settings
  • Articulate one's social responsibility as a communicator

Communication Faculty

Communication Coursework

To view all required courses for a BS in Communication click here.

For Communication course descriptions click here. 

Laptop Requirement

The Communication program requires a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, and wireless and webcam capability.


For information about accreditation click here.



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