Communication Studies Major (BA)

The Communication Studies Program at Lyon College seeks to cultivate in students the knowledge and ability to use communication theory and practice to connect people, groups, and organizations. Students will employ effective communication strategies to inform, educate, and collaborate, strengthening connections between individuals and groups to create a stronger, more equitable world.

NOTE: To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from Lyon College,
students must successfully complete a minimum of 120 semester credit hours comprised of
our required Core curriculum (44-48 hours), the requirements of at least one major (credit
hours vary per major), and a selection of our Liberal Arts electives. They must also earn at
least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average for all work taken at Lyon College and a 2.00
cumulative grade point average in their major, minor, and concentration.

CORE CURRICULUM

Item #
Title
Credits
Core Curriculum Requirements (In addition to Major hours)  +
44 - 48
Sub-Total Credits
44-48
Total credits:
86-90