Learn to communicate your faith effectively
In a culture that lacks clarity, we need more effective communicators who can serve in a variety of contexts.
Build a foundation.
This degree will help you build a theological and philosophical foundation for communication.
Integrate your studies.
Communication degree students will be provided with the ability to integrate their studies with communication-based issues that Christians face around the globe.
“ This program has given me a deep appreciation of the many ways we communicate, but most importantly, this program points me to the greatest act of communication: Christ dying on the cross to show God’s love for me. ”
|General Studies||36 Credits|
|EN 101||English Composition I||3|
|EN 102||English Composition II||3|
|HS 161||World History||3|
|HS 171||American History||3|
|HU 421||Great Books Seminar I||3|
|HU 422||Great Books Seminar II||3|
|MA —||Math Elective||3|
|PH 103||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|PH 108||Worldview Analysis||3|
|PH 311||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PH 321||Religion in the Public Square||3|
|PS 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Ministry Studies||12 Credits|
|MS 101||Introduction to Christian Missions||3|
|MS 105||Personal Evangelism||3|
|SP 105||Introduction to Public Speaking||3|
|SP 106||Advanced Public Speaking||3|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||30 Credits|
|BL 101||Old Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 102||Old Testament Survey II||3|
|BL 151||New Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 152||New Testament Survey II||3|
|HS 201||Church History I||3|
|HS 202||Church History II||3|
|TH 211||Christian Theology I||3|
|TH 212||Christian Theology II||3|
|TH 311||Christian Theology III||3|
|Major Studies||27 Credits|
|CS 101||Introduction to Communication||3|
|CS 150||Media, Culture, and Society||3|
|CS 201||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|GS 211||Intercultural Communication||3|
|BA 251||Management and Organizational Behavior||3|
|CS 376||Communication Theory and Praxis||3|
|CS 425||Research Methods in Communication Studies||3|
|CS 498||Communication Internship||3|
|—||Restricted Elective (any CS or BA course; PH232; PL311)||3|
|Strategic Communication Concentration||15 Credits|
|CS 301||Strategic Communication||3|
|CS 352||Crisis Management||3|
|CS 456||Integrated Marketing Communication||3|
|Choose one of the following two courses:||3|
|BA 321||Social Entrepreneurship and Management of Nonprofits|
|BA 322||Social Entrepreneurship|
|General Electives||9 Credits|
|Total Degree Hours||129 Credits|
- Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
- Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
- Students will be able to demonstrate, conceptually and practically, a biblical worldview regarding communication theory and praxis.
- Students will be able to explain the holistic concept of Business as Mission with respect to the fundamental concepts of business.
- Students will recognize and recall key issues from communication studies, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, critical reasoning, communication theory, and communication praxis.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dr. Jason Leverett will be hosting a virtual Q&A on the Communication major and Seminary Track on Wednesday, October 20th at 4:45 pm Eastern. Click here to register!
Graduates from Boyce's communication program will be equipped to serve in a variety of career fields. Examples of career outcomes that may be pursued with a communication studies degree include promotional writing/packaging, content marketing, social media marketing, public relations, employee relations, nonprofit donor relations, missions, church ministry, community development, and academia.
Dr. Jason Leverett serves as Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Communication for our Communication program at Boyce.
You can meet Dr. Leverett and the rest of our faculty here.
Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.
Yes, our bachelors degree in Communication can be done completely online. We offer courses in 8 or 16 week online options over the course of the four years necessary to complete the program. Students may also complete this program over four years on-campus in Louisville. Click here to learn more about online learning.