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Adult Programs

Communication

Bachelor of Science

Start Your Journey toward a Bachelor’s in Communication Today!

Goshen College’s Communication Degree-Completion Program is designed with busy adults in mind. Whether you are looking to finish your communication major, change careers, pursue graduate school, or gain hands-on experience in communication strategies, our experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities can help you reach your goals.

Evening Classes & a Curriculum Designed for Working Adults

We understand that our students have busy lives, so we offer evening classes to make earning a degree convenient. Our curriculum is also tailored to working adults to facilitate your success in and out of the classroom. Core courses meet in the evening to enable participants to continue working while earning their degree.

Leadership & Communication Skills for Success

Employers across a wide range of industries are looking for leaders who can effectively communicate their ideas in today’s interconnected world. With a bachelor’s in communication from Goshen College, you will develop the critical thinking, interpersonal communication, and public relations skills you need to stand out in the workplace and make a difference in your career.

Whether pursuing a career in communication or an entirely different field, you will learn a strong mix of communication skills.

Experienced Faculty

Learn, work, create and lead in our award-winning Communication Department, where professors will serve as teachers and mentors in helping prepare you to shape your skills and advance in the workplace.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Goshen College offers significant community-based learning experiences working with professionals in the region. You will enjoy a curriculum that leads to opportunities beyond the traditional classroom. Our teaching labs and facilities include:

  • 91.1 FM, the Globe radio station
  • Globe TV
  • FiveCore Media video production company
  • The Record, a student-run newspaper
  • Northern Indiana’s RiverBend Film Festival
  • The nationally competitive C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM

Course schedules are designed with working adults in mind. You can expect personalized attention in a small classroom setting, and each class meets weekly in the evening.

Our Bachelor of Science in Communication degree offers the same high-quality education and full-time faculty as our traditional award-winning undergraduate program. All students will get to work within our state-of-the-art facility, the Center for Communication Studies.

Because we understand the needs and responsibilities of a working adult, students in our adult degree-completion programs pay a discounted tuition rate of $470 a credit hour. Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Contact us about financial aid.

This degree program is intended for adults with at least 20 college credits (an associate of arts or associate of science degree from a regionally accredited college or university is preferred). The 41 credits earned through this program and other credits earned from previous college study and electives at GC complete the 120 credits needed for a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication.

Students who bring an associate degree may be able to complete the program in as little as 20 months.

See the Course Descriptions or the Goshen College Catalog for detailed program information.

 

 

Communication Faculty

Duane Stoltzfus

Professor of Communication | Director
Adult and Graduate Programs

Kyle Hufford

Associate Professor of Communication

Anna Groff

Assistant Professor of Communication

Jason Samuel

Assistant Professor of Communication