Bachelor's Degree in Communication - General

Department of Communication

Degree Description

The online Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication gives you the opportunity to explore several communication conventions in many spheres, including business, public relations, politics, pop culture and advertising.

Watch the faculty interview with Dr. Tyndall and students to learn more about the communication degree program.

Why Study Communication at Lamar?

The online Bachelor of Science in Communication at Lamar University integrates communication theory with practical application, giving you a portfolio of skills valuable to any employer: critical thinking, problem solving, effective listening, trend awareness, persuading and effective written communication. These skills cover a range of corporate communication functions essential to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, celebrity brands and higher education settings alike.

Career Paths

Whether you're selling consumers a product or informing the public, you understand how to engage people effectively through the media. You use audio, visual and written communication to impact your target audience. Just a few career options for you as a graduate of the online BS in Communication include advertising, sales, corporate communications, film, broadcasting and journalism.

Primary Careers

Public Relations, Advertising Manager, Promoter

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Natalie Tindall, Chair
Associate Professor

Strategic Communication, Public Relations
Dr. Raymond Rui
Assistant Professor

Social Media, Interpersonal, OrgComm
Dr. Nicki Michalski
Associate Professor

Rhetoric, Argumentation, Critical Thinking
Dr. Mahmoud Salimi
Assistant Professor

Film and Video Production