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Ohio University Majors

Applied Communication


Program Overview

 The Applied Communication program is ideally suited for professionals in a variety of public, non-profit, and private organizations who have positions that emphasize internal and external communication. The major cross-trains individuals in visual, written, and oral communication, emphasizing both practical application and theory-based communication strategy. The major is specifically tailored for individuals who have already completed an associate's degree (60 or more semester hours or 90 or more quarter hours). The major is delivered in a flexible online format, requiring no face-to-face meetings. Courses in the major are designed with best practices for online pedagogy, emphasizing the same student enrichment philosophy that grounds other majors in the Scripps College of Communication.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students must have earned an associate's degree and an overall 2.5 GPA.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

Students must have earned an associate's degree and an overall 2.5 GPA.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

This program equips students with competencies in visual, written, and oral communication, emphasizing both practical application and theory based communication strategy. Students are prepared for careers in communication-intensive positions in a wide variety of public, non-profit, and private organizations.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Communication
Code: BC5374

Contact

Scripps College of Communication
100 Schoonover Center
20 E. Union St.
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4883
Fax: 740.593.0459
scrippscollege@ohio.edu
http://www.scrippscollege.ohio.edu

Administrative Contact

Brittany Peterson, Coordinator of E-Learning Development, Scripps College of Communication, contact person
petersob@ohio.edu

Request Info

Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.

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