COMMUNICATION IS KEY.
In an increasingly global marketplace, business communication is more important than ever. The Bachelor's Degree in Communications with a Specialization in Business Communications from DeVry emphasizes internal and external communication for companies, media, nonprofits and government entities. Our online and hybrid Business Communication Specialization will help you hone your skills in professional speaking, writing and research.
GET TO KNOW OUR BACHELOR’S DEGREE WITH A SPECIALIZATION IN BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS.
The Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Business Communications covers a variety of functions related to an organization’s internal and external communications. You can gain skills in areas such as public relations, journalism and technical writing as you learn to communicate with confidence, clarity and credibility. You can enhance your abilities in such areas as researching and conducting interviews for written pieces, developing written and verbal communications, creating public presentations and providing management support.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Communications with Business Communication Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Graduates with our Business Communications Specialization may consider careers such as:
Crisis and Emergency Communications Specialist
Corporate Communications Specialist
Employee Relations Manager
Marketing Communications Specialist
Media Relations Coordinator
Training and Employee Development Manager
Core Degree Courses
|MGMT303||Principles of Management|
|SOCS335||Workplace Culture and Communication|
|SOCS350||Cultural Diversity in the Professions|
|TC220||Rhetorical Strategies for Technical Communication|
|TC420||Marketing and Corporate Communications|
|COMM491||Senior Project I|
|COMM492||Senior Project II|
General Degree Courses
|ETHC445||Principles of Ethics|
|HIST405||United States History|
|HUMN303||Introduction to the Humanities|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|LAWS310||The Legal Environment|
|PSYC305||Motivation and Leadership|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|BIOS105||Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab|
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|SCI214||Integrated Science with Lab|
|SCI228||Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab|
|BIS155||Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab|
|CIS206||Architecture and Operating Systems with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
|BIS245||Database Essentials for Business with Lab|
|BUSN115||Introduction to Business and Technology|
|COMP100||Computer Applications for Business with Lab|
|ECON312||Principles of Economics|
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.