Communication Studies (Online)

If you currently have an AA in Liberal Arts, English/Communications Concentration from Ivy Tech Columbus, the following courses are required for a BA in Communication Studies, an online completion program, from Indiana University East.

Course No. Course Name Credits
(2) Culture Courses 6
ENG-W 231 Professional Writing 3
CMCL-C 205 Intro to Communication 3
CMCL-C 223 Business & Prof Comm 3
CMCL-C 424 Research Methods 3
SPCH-S 303 Propaganda & Persuasion 3
CMCL-C 405 Communication Theory 3
CMCL-C 427 Cross Cultural Comm 3
THTR-T 370 History of Theater I 3
Major Electives - 300 and 400 level courses 18
Electives 7-12

Online Courses

In addition to the courses offered as part of the degree completion programs, IU East offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in many disciplines. See Distance Education Courses for current offerings.

How do I sign up?

If you are a prospective student, you must be admitted to IU East first before registering for classes. See prospective students. Students who are not seeking degrees from IU East, may register for classes as non-degree students. Contact the IUEverywhere Office at or phone 765-973-8300. Students admitted to the program may register for courses and check grades and financial aid through the Self-Service Student Information Systems (SIS) via the campus portal OneStart.

Contact Information

Indiana University East
Office of Admissions
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Richmond, IN 47374-1289

Phone: 765-973-8208 or toll free 800-959-EAST
Fax: 765-973-8209
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