Professional Communication Studies, BS
The BS in Professional Communication Studies is an accelerated online completion degree program designed to prepare students for successful professional careers in the field of communication. This interdisciplinary major includes courses in business, communication, and computer science. It is an innovative degree program for adult students who have experience in the workplace and have an associate AS or AA degree or the equivalent (60-64 credits).
The program is supported by Dyson College and Pace University's Office of Adult and Continuing Education, which has traditionally been responsible for assisting the undergraduate student, evaluating prior college-level credit and evaluating life experience for academic credit. For more information on this program, please visit our Web Site at http://online.pace.edu, call 212-346-1324 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Major Completion Summary
|Organizational Communication Concentration||44|
Transfer Credits (60-64 Credits)
|Total transfer credits 1||60-64|
The total number of credits required to complete the degree is 120. The curriculum below contains 60 credits. Students transferring in less than 60 credits will need to take additional arts and sciences credits at Pace to fulfill the 120 credits.
Organizational Communication Concentration (44 Credits)
|Required Concentration Courses 1|
|AIT 103||Online Seminar||1|
|AIT 107||Computer Applications for Telecommunications||4|
|CIT 231||Web Authoring and Digital Media||4|
|COM 210||Introduction to Mass Media - Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Program||4|
|COM 260||Pragmatic Communication||4|
|COM 300||Organizational Communication||4|
|COM 361||Interpersonal Communication Among Cultures||4|
|ENG 201||Writing in the Disciplines||3-4|
|MCA 221||Professional Communication||4|
|PAA 101||Public Administration and Its Environment||4|
|One approved MCA course in Public Relations||4|
|One Approved Elective||4|
Student meets with program coordinator for guidance in selecting appropriate Concentration electives.
Required Electives (20 Credits)
|Select 20 credits 1||20|
|Recommended Liberal Arts and/or Science Electives|
|Organizational Planning and Budget Process|
Approved History Topics Course
|Critical Thinking and Problem Solving|
One additional Elective
Student meets with program coordinator for guidance in selecting appropriate courses to fulfill the program's required Liberal Arts and/or Science electives.