2020-2021 Accelerated Undergraduate Catalog

Communication (BA - Accelerated)

Location:  Online only

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Majors: Biblical Studies, Communication, also available as a minor

Major Mission: The Communication major is Lancaster Bible College's response to the urgent need for communicators to influence the media and culture from a relevant but biblical worldview. This major seeks to meet this demand by producing skilled communication professionals rooted in Christian values.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Articulate and evaluate the significance of culture on message design, delivery and impact.
  2. Identify and differentiate the major communication theories and describe the relevance of appropriate theories to their chosen communication field.
  3. Participate in a communication career field to further develop skills, knowledge, and experiences.
  4. Appropriately apply ethical principles and professional codes of ethics to the practice of communication.
  5. Integrate a biblical worldview into the practice and evaluation of communication.
Major Details:

Credits Needed:

  • 36 Credits – Communication
  • 18 Credits - Biblical Studies Core
  • 36 Credits - Arts & Sciences Core
  • 30 Credits - General Electives

TOTAL - 120 Credits

Curriculum Plan


General Education (36 Credits)

HUM 101 Human Thought and the Humanities

3

HUM 102 Human Thought and Math and Sciences

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

HIS ____HIS Core (200 Level)

3

SCI ____SCI CORE (100/200 Level)

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

____ ____Human Culture Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

Communication (36 credits)

COM 102Introduction to Communication

3

COM 201Communication Ethics

3

COM 110Principles and Practices

3

COM 203Writing for Social Media

3

COM 212Media: Conveyor of Cultural Ideas

3

COM 311Writing for News Media

3

COM 320Survey of Marketing

3

COM 330Survey of Web Design

3

COM 340Writing on Social Issues

3

COM 350Writing for Publication

3

COM 450Communication Internship

3

COM 470Communication Senior Project

Biblical Studies (18 Credits)

 
BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

Electives (30 credits)

Electives can possibly be filled through Life Experience Credits.