Communication is critical to a thriving society. As you develop this vital skill, you’ll explore how communication shapes our world—and our future.
The online B.A. in Communication Arts at Gordon stands at the intersection of creativity, strategy and vision, offering a robust platform for diverse careers in a digital age. You’ll develop savvy in public speaking, writing and critical thinking, and will graduate confident in your ability to generate new ideas, offer creative solutions and convey compelling stories. At Gordon, you’ll discover the art of visual storytelling—the act of living a story, not just telling one—by working with a range of mediums, including print, digital and film.
3-year completion time
$425 per credit
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Gordon’s online platform prioritizes the needs and experiences of online learners, which are unique from the traditional residential learner. The result is a highly active and interactive learning environment on a flexible schedule.
Gordon’s fully accredited online program offers six starting points throughout the year, making it easy for you to begin your degree whenever and wherever is best for your schedule and goals.
Courses are seven- to- eight weeks long, and most students complete two courses simultaneously each term, for a total completion time of three years at 10–12 courses per year.
Designed with the working professional in mind, courses are asynchronous, meaning you can complete the weekly material and assignments at your own pace, with the option for synchronous appointments such as live office hours and review sessions.
Course strategy, material and delivery is designed by experts in online learning and is native to the digital platform, not a repackaging of in-person material. Students will master the same skills as they would in a traditional residential format, but through different assignments and activities built specifically for the online learning experience.
Weekly material will feature video presentations, readings, virtual discussions and periodic evaluations through Gordon’s online learning platform, Canvas, which is ADA compliant and accessible via browser and app.
Gordon’s online degree programs feature real-world applications to bring learning to life and empower students to have a direct, immediate impact in their current workplace.
Students have ample opportunities to interact with their classmates and professors using innovative digital tools designed to build community and foster faith formation.