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B.A. IN Mass Communication

Overview

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 Mass Communication 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 mass communication.

Why this degree?

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

Program Highlights

Goals

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

  1. Effective Communication Skills
  2. Communication Theory & Inquiry
  3. Creative & Critical Thinking
  4. Global Awareness & Civic Engagement
  5. Biblical Integration
Concentrations
  • Broadcast & Digital Journalism
  • Event Planning & Promotions
  • Digital Media Production
  • Public Relations & Integrated Marketing
Distinctives

Gain real-world experience with a Mass 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 Mass 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 Mass Communications at LPU, Carissa Hawksworth! 

Curriculum

General

English Composition & Research (3 units)
First-Year Seminar (3 units)
Literature Elective (3 units)
Christian Worldview (3 units)
Foundations for Global Engagement (3 units)

Social & Behavioral Science Elective (4 units)

Lab Science Elective (4 units)

Biblical Studies Minor

Pentateuch (3 units)
Biblical Languages & Exegesis (3 units)
Synoptic Gospels (3 units)
Discipleship & Spiritual Transformation (3 units)
Romans (3 units)
Intro to Biblical Literature (3 units)
Cultures of Ancient Civilizations (3 units)
Spiritual Gifts (3 units)
Theology 1 (3 units)
Theology 2 or 3 (3 units)

Mass Communication Major

Statistics (3 units)

History of Communication (3 units)

Interpersonal Communication (3 units)

Introduction to Mass Media Communication (3 units)

Communication Law & Ethics (3 units)

Media Convergence (3 units)

Christianity, Media, & Culture (3 units)

Communication Internship (3 units)

Open Electives (12 units)

Intro to Communication as Ministry (3 units)

Speech & Presentation (3 units)

Media Writing (3 units)

Rhetoric & Social Influence (3 units)

Digital & Social Media Analytics (3 units)

Intercultural Communication (3 units)

Senior Seminar: Communication (3 units)

Concentration Courses (12 units)

Career Opportunities

advertising account manager

corporate communications

digital media specialist

event manager

journalism & media

marketing professional

public relations specialist

social media manager

Your Next Steps

Apply to Life Pacific University California and continue your journey of discovering all you’re made to be.

Apply

Become a Student

Graduate

Make an Impact

Office of Admissions

Office Hours: 8am-5pm PT, Monday – Friday
Call or Text: (877) 886-5433
Email: admissions@lifepacific.edu