Develop the Skills All Organizations Need
GMercyU’s Bachelor of Arts in Communication program is known for its combination of hands-on training and classroom instruction. As one of the top communication schools in PA, it’s the perfect launching pad for a career in writing, broadcasting, media technology, or public relations for communications majors.
The GMercyU Difference
Gwynedd Mercy University offers a Communications degree in PA that gives you the opportunity to:
- Absorb more from your education with our 1-on-1 learning atmosphere and low student-to-faculty ratio
- Learn directly from professors who are experts and knowledgeable in their fields (we don’t have any teaching assistants leading classes)
- Get the extra push you need to be successful from professors who care about your success and constantly mentor, motivate, and encourage you
Increase the value of your degree as a comm major by adding an undergraduate minor. Along with being a top communication school, GMercyU offers a wide variety of minors so you can choose the one that best meets your personal and professional goals.
In addition to general education requirements, as a mass communications major, you will need to complete the following courses for the Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree:
Major Requirements – 60 Credits
||Introduction to Television Production
||Theories of Mass Communication
||Introduction to Journalism
||Introduction to Public Relations
||Public Relations Writing
||Feature & Magazine Writing
||American Literaure II
||History of English
||History of Rhetoric
A minimum of 125 credits is required for the Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication degree.
To review course descriptions for a mass communications major, please refer to the undergraduate catalog (PDF).
Through GMercyU’s communication programs, our students have interned at many exciting organizations, including:
- Malvern Retreat House
- Millennium Radio New Jersey
- NBC10 / WCAU Philadelphia
- Public Relations at GMercyU
- Saile & Saile LLP
- WMMR - Preston and Steve
- Philadelphia Freedoms
- Univest Corporation
- ESPN Radio
A Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree will prepare you for a wide range of opportunities in communications and related fields. Your options are as open as your skills and imagination!
Possible careers for communications majors
• Assistant Editor
• Broadcast Journalist
• Booking Agent
• Camera Operator
• Editor, writer
• Electronic Publishing
• Graphic Artist
• Literary Agent
• Media Director
• Producer – radio/television/movies
• Production Assistant
• Public Relations Specialist
• Speech Writer
• Sports Promoter
• Technical Writer
* Some of these careers may involve acquiring additional education.
* This is only a partial list and not meant to limit you.