Communication Program Overview
The University of Texas Permian Basin’s online Bachelor of Arts in Communication program covers a diverse range of essential types of communication, empowering you with in-demand skills you can apply in practically any industry. This program is:
120 credit hours in total.
UT Permian Basin’s online BA in communication program emphasizes written and spoken communication and offers a comprehensive foundation in this complex field. As you move through the program, you’ll develop critical thinking and research skills and acquire practical knowledge in topics such as small group communication, crisis communication, and interpersonal communication, all of which are critical to workplace productivity and harmony.
Affordability: Save on your education with competitively priced tuition and financial aid options.
Flexibility: Complete online coursework on your schedule from anywhere with internet access.
Functionality: Online communication tools ensure your professors and classmates are always within reach.
Careers for BA in Communication Graduates
An online BA in communication from UT Permian Basin empowers you with knowledge and abilities that can prepare you for greater success in positions associated with communication and beyond, including:
Public Relations Professional
Social Media Manager
Government and Public Affairs Director
Corporate Communications Manager
Students in our BA in communication program may be eligible for financial aid. To see if you are eligible for a federal student loan, fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using UT Permian Basin’s school code: 009930 (visit studentaid.gov to apply). The priority deadlines for FAFSA are July 15th in fall and November 15th in spring.
Admission Policy and Requirements
In order to prevent delays in processing applications due to COVID-19, students will be reviewed on a holistic basis focusing on the strength of their high school record, overall GPA, grades within the core subjects, dual-credit work, and additional information (resume and/or extracurricular activities, leadership opportunities, and work experience).
While SAT and ACT scores are not required at this time, we recognize the value of standardized tests as a piece of the review process and will consider scores alongside the other required application credentials, if provided.
Transfer Student Admission Requirements
Minimum of 24 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university
GPA of 2.0 or higher in previous college-level coursework
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
Dual-credit high school courses must be included
Incoming Freshman Admission Requirements
If you have completed less than 24 hours of transferable college-level work from a regionally accredited college or university after graduating from high school or receiving your GED, please provide the following:
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (including dual-credit work while in high school)
Official high school transcript showing GPA, class rank, and expected graduation date or GED scores
SAT and/or ACT scores from within the last five years (note: this requirement has been temporarily waived through Fall 2021, but scores will be considered if submitted)
The application fee is $40.
If you are a freshman applicant, you may request a fee waiver when you apply by sending us your official college application fee waiver form provided by the SAT or ACT. You may also request a fee waiver if the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) listed on your Student Aid Report is zero.