Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts provides students with an expansive education, requiring fewer credits in Communication than the Bachelor of Science. Students earn credits in a variety of liberal arts subjects. Courses in the humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, and natural sciences comprise this degree. Students select from a wide array of courses to fulfill these requirements, allowing them greater flexibility to customize their education to match their individual goals and interests. Bachelor of Arts degrees are commonly offered in fields such as English, Art, Music, Modern Languages and, of course, Communication.

The specifics for the U of L Bachelor of Arts are listed below.

General Education  
34 hours
Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements  
19 hours
 

Modes of Inquiry

1
 
 

Foreign Language

12
 
 

Humanities or Natural Sciences Electives - 300+

6
 
Department of Communication
 
36 hours
 

Communication 201, 303, 304, 305, 315, 316

18
 
 

Communication Electives - 200+

12
 
 

Communication Electives - 400+

6
 
Supporting Courses
 
24 hours
 

Statistics Course
(MATH 109, CJ 326, BSTA 201, PAS 408, POLS 390, PSYC 301, SOC 301)

3
 
 

Social Science Electives

6
 
 

Social Science Electives - 300+

12
 
 

Natural Sciences (not Mathematics)

3
 
Free Electives  
8 hours
Total  
121 hours
Culminating Undergraduate Experience fulfilled with one of the following: COMM 402, 413, 417, 427, 436, 437, 445,450, 465, 481, 498, 505, 506, 565   
3 hours

 

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