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B.A. IN Media & Communications


In a world of digital media, where millions of messages are communicated instantly, the world needs Christian leaders who can break through the noise, transform culture, and bring clarity in crisis. Life Pacific University’s B.A. in Media & Communications will provide you with the education you need to be successful in a rapidly changing field and the Biblical foundation you need to bring a message of hope to a noisy world. Enroll now to become a leader who serves God in the field of media and communications.

Why this degree?

A degree in Media & Communication will equip you to communicate effectively in a noisy world.

Program Highlights


When you choose this program, you will develop competencies in five areas needed for a successful career in the communication field:

  1. Communicate effectively in a Christ-like manner.
  2. Employ communication theory and research across a variety of media platforms.
  3. Create and analyze strategic communications competently and critically.
  4. Engage in social discourse in order to communicate effectively with diverse cultures.
  5. Integrate a biblical worldview into communication that is personal, practical, and transformational.
  • Marketing and Social Media

    • Possible Jobs:
      • Marketing Executive
      • Digital Media Strategist
      • Social Media Coordinator
  • Digital Media and Journalism

    • Possible Jobs:
      • Multimedia Journalist or Photographer
      • Content Creator and Editor
      • Organizational Media Director
      • Documentarian

Gain real-world experience with a Media & Communication internship.
We don’t want you to just graduate, we want you to graduate employable. Every student will get real-world work experience through an internship in the field. Your program chair and the Office of Calling & Vocation will help you secure an internship that’s right for you.

Approach Media & Communication from a Christian perspective.
You will learn and grow in a Christ-Centered Community where every student, staff, and faculty member is committed to a Christian faith. Your degree will include a Biblical Studies minor and faith integration weaved throughout each course, so you are equipped to be a professional that advances God’s kingdom wherever you go.

Learn from expert faculty and benefit from small class sizes.
Classes are taught by highly qualified faculty with education and experience in their field. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1, meaning you won’t be in large lecture halls, but small classes where you get personal interaction with your professors and peers.

meet the chair

Hear from the chair of the Media & Communications at LPU, Carissa Hawksworth! 



English Composition & Research (3 units)
First-Year Seminar (3 units)
Literature Elective (3 units)

History Elective (3 units)

Math Elective (3 units)

Christian Worldview (3 units)
Foundations for Global Engagement (3 units)

Social & Behavioral Science Elective (4 units)

Science Elective (3 units)

Statistics (3 units)

Ethics (3 units)

Interpersonal Communication or Speech & Presentation (3 units)

Biblical Studies Minor

Pentateuch (3 units)
Biblical Languages & Exegesis (3 units)
Synoptic Gospels (3 units)

Spiritual Disciplines (3 units)

Romans (3 units)
Intro to Biblical Literature (3 units)
Cultures of Ancient Civilizations (3 units)
Spiritual Gifts (3 units)

Intro to Christian Theology (3 units)

Theology 1, 2 or 3 (3 units)

Media & Communication Major

Intro to Communication as Ministry (3 units)

Digital Video Production I (3 units)

Storytelling (3 units)

Media Writing (3 units)

Convergent Media (3 units)

Communication Internship (3 units)

Open Electives (12 units)

Christianity, Media, & Culture (3 units)

Media Practicum I (3 units)

Media Practicum II (3 units)

MCOM Portfolio (3 units)

Senior Seminar (3 units)

Concentration Courses (12 units)

Marketing and Social Media Concentration

Graphic Design I (3 units)

Principles of Marketing (3 units)

Digital & Social Media Analytics (3 units)

Marketing Communication (3 units)

Media Practicum III (3 units)

Digital Media & Journalism Concentration

Digital Video Production II (3 units)

Digital Journalism (3 units)

Digital Production Editing (3 units)

Directing (3 units)

Career Opportunities

Marketing executive

Digital media Strategist

Social Media Coordinator

Multimedia Journalist


Content Creator and Editor

organizational Media director


Your Next Steps

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