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Communication Studies: Concentration

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Elevate your leadership and expand your impact as you master the art of communication.

Student-Led Media Platforms
The Vision (magazine). The Vision Online (website). WNGR ‘The Vibe’ (radio). And Vision-48 News (television). Four incredible programs – countless opportunities to master your craft.
Intern Partnerships
You need an internship. We’ve got options! Locally. Nationally. Even globally. Take advantage of our extensive network as you prepare to launch your career.
Explore nine diverse electives designed to fit your personal career path. From social media and public relations, to the art of persuasion and influence. Customize your studies to fuel your future.

Everything Depends on Communication

Business. Ministry. Education. Journalism. Politics. Entertainment. Healthcare. Media. From family dinners to Fortune 500 companies, the world depends on communication.

Every achievement, every triumph, and every breakthrough began with someone’s ability to communicate clearly. Learn to lead, motivate, transform, inspire, and empower others. All through a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication with a concentration in communication studies.

What Can I Do with a Concentration in Communication Studies?

A concentration in communication studies unlocks numerous career paths, including roles in public relations, marketing, journalism, corporate communications, and opportunities in academia or research with advanced degrees.

Your communication and critical thinking abilities empower you to convey messages, shape narratives, and engage diverse audiences effectively in our ever-evolving, interconnected world.

Advertising Manager

Communications Manager

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Media Planner

Public Relations Specialist
Social Media Manager

Experience Learning On Campus & Around the World

You Learn – You Lead

Write for the Vision Magazine. Contribute photography, videography, and graphic design for the Vision Online. Fine-tune your radio voice with WNGR ‘The Vibe’. Hone your broadcasting skills with NGU’s Vision-48 television news program. Explore countless possibilities and expand your talents – all in one place.  




Internships without Limits

More than 200 local, national, and international organizations have hosted NGU students for internship experiences. Many students even gain employment through their internship before they graduate. That’s the power of NGU’s elevated network – at work for you. 


Communicate Beside Experienced & Faithful Story Tellers

Web Drake, PhD
Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts
Randall E. King, PhD
Associate Dean, School of Communication
Heather Kunselman
Academic Secretary
Kelechi Benet, MFA
Assistant Professor, Communication
Lara Jackson, MS
Instructor, Communication
Karyn Campbell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Communication
Shurajit Gopal, PhD
Assistant Professor, Communication
Andrew W. Stevens, DMin
Associate Professor, Communication
Ansley Welchel, APR
Instructor, Communication
John W. Williford, Jr., PhD
Assistant Professor, Communication

A Clear Path to Study Communication

Communication Year 1

Year 1 Sample Courses

  • English Composition and Literature
  • Christian Worldview
  • Communication for Life
  • Introduction to Information Technology
Communication Year 2

Year 2 Sample Courses

  • English
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Communication Strategies
  • Cross Cultural Communication
Communication Year 3

Year 3 Sample Courses

  • Media Literacy
  • Communication Ethics
  • Communication Theory and Research
  • Persuasion
  • Social Media Theories and Strategies
Communication Year 4

Year 4 Sample Courses

  • Writing for Digital Media
  • Public Relations Practicum
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Video Storytelling
  • Multimedia Production

Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Have Questions about the Communciation Studies Concentration?

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Randall E. King, PhD

Associate Dean, School of Communication
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