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Communication Studies Program: Interpersonal Communication Concentration

Why should I major in Interpersonal Communication? Grace University’s Christian Interpersonal Communication Degree Program in Omaha provides students with the tools they need to pursue a variety of careers. The coursework integrates both interpersonal communication theory and practice with a Biblical worldview that is developed in every course – including the general education subjects. The major focuses on relational and professional communication and is designed to give students the critical tools they need to become effective and influential communicators in today’s society. Thus, the major provides a great foundation for students seeking a wide array of career aspirations.

What type of degree will I earn at Grace University if I enroll in this program?
Graduates of the Communication Studies Program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree.

What kind of jobs would be available to me after I graduate from Grace University with this major?
This degree will prepare a student for a career in both the public and private sectors including business, public relations, human resources, event planning, law, healthcare, ministry, advocacy work and education. Students can also move on to graduate level education in a variety of fields including teaching, counseling and communication studies.

Total Degree Credits (126)

Bible & Theology Requirements (30)

  • BS 101 Old Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 102 New Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 103 Hermeneutics & Bible Study Methods (3)
  • BS 110 Spiritual Life & Evangelism (2)
  • BS 406/204 Romans or Gospels (3)
  • TH 203 Theology of Church Mission (2)
  • TH 301 Theology 1 (3)
  • TH 302 Theology 2 (3)
  • BS/TH Electives (6)

General Education Requirements (36)

  • EN 101 College Composition 1 (3)
  • EN 203 Technical Writing (3)
  • HU 301/412/414 Intro to Philosophy or Apologetics or Ethics (3)
  • HU Literature Elective (3)
  • HU/MU Elective (3)
  • MA 211 Statistics (3)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PSY 101 General Psychology (3)
  • SCI Science Elective (3)
  • SP 120 Oral Communications (3)
  • SS 101 College Orientation (0)
  • SS 222 Principles of Sociology (3)
  • SS 304 Social Science Research (3)

Core Requirements (22)

  • BU 300 Principles of Leadership & Management (2)
  • CM 303 Fundamentals of Instruction & Mentoring (2)
  • COM 201 Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • COM 302 Sociology of Mass Communication (3)
  • COM 306 Small Group Communication (3)
  • COM 310 Journalism (3)
  • COM 414 Professional Communication (3)
  • COM 460 Internship in Communication (3)

Professional Requirements (27)

  • BU 302 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU 318 Professional Writing in Organizations (3)
  • COM 303 Public Relations Principles & Tools (3)
  • COM 314 Gender & Communication (3)
  • COM 316 Presentational Speaking (3)
  • COM 404 Persuasion (3)
  • COM 405 Family Communication (3)
  • COM 410 Conflict Management (3)
  • IS 381 Cross-cultural Communication (3)

Servant Leadership Training* (8 Semesters)
Grace L.I.F.E. * (8 Semesters)
*For specific requirements, see the Grace University Student Handbook.

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