B.A. in Communication Studies


Faculty and staff in Communication Studies are dedicated to educational and societal development of students, in a progressive, relaxed atmosphere of learning and mentoring. Students who choose to major in Communication Studies may select from a variety of minors to complement their career aspirations, and students who choose to major in other fields will be able to choose Communication Studies as a minor. There are three different concentration options to choose from in our degree. These concentrations or minors are offered on select campuses. Only the Professional and Relational Communication program is offered at our Fort Worth campus:

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Many of our graduates go into fields related to their major concentration, such as:

  • Public Relations 
  • Media Relations 
  • Event Management 
  • Fundraising for Non-Profit Organizations 
  • Social Media Communication 

We currently have graduates of our program who hold positions in various communication fields, at big name companies such as the Kelly-Hart Law Firm and Alcon. 


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Estimated Completion

120 credit hours (4 years)

Application Process

  1. Admission to Tarleton State University – Undergraduate Studies


Locations Available

  • Stephenville
  • Fort Worth1
  • Only the Professional and Relational Communication concentration is offered at this location.



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Program Objectives

  • Students will graduate with the investigative skills and hands-on experience that employers demand.
  • Students will gain real-world experience participating in public relations and event management activities for profit and non-profit organizations throughout Central Texas.
  • Students will have the knowledge to pursue a career in such diverse fields as administration, management, and consulting.

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
COMM2325Event Coordination
COMM3305Environmental Communication
COMM3310Communication Law
COMM4301Media Management
ENGL3309Technical Writing and Document Design
ENGL4312Technical Writing and Computer Applications
PHIL3301Ethics in the Professions

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.

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