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No matter where you go or what you do in your professional and life journey, communication will take you there.

Those who learn to communicate effectively are the successful leaders of tomorrow. Whether it is communicating in a small group, writing a press release, making a film or utilizing the latest technology, Vanguard’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communication will prepare you to make a difference in the world.

With a Christ-centered atmosphere, the program will equip you with both theoretical and technical knowledge in various aspects of Communication. You will be well-prepared for the job market and a productive life of creativity. Small class sizes foster authentic relationships between faculty and students that encourage academic and professional growth for the student. Our faculty are highly regarded in their respective fields, and many continue professional work in addition to their scholarship.

Through the program, you will learn the communication skills – oral, written, visual and technical - that provide a foundation for further study and make you attractive to employers in a diverse workforce, including humanities, social sciences, business and law.

Communication is part of the human condition, and the better you are at it – the further you can go!

While earning a BA in Communication, you will customize your experience by choosing one of the following five concentrations:

Several minors in the field of Communication are also offered, including an interdisciplinary minor in Sports Media.

Program Highlights

Space To Learn

Communication students have exclusive access to high-end computer labs, film production facilities and collaborative study spaces.


Hands-on, real world experience is a core part of a Communication degree. All majors complete a professional internship with local employers.

Professional Associations

High-achieving students have the opportunity to join thriving campus chapters of the National Communication Association honors society and the Public Relations Society of America.

Equipment Checkout

The Communication Department maintains a robust inventory of professional film and photography equipment that is available to students from day one.

Faculty Mentors

Students and faculty forge relationships that extend beyond the classroom. Faculty are committed to not just teaching, but mentoring students.

Personalized Learning

Communication students can enhance their degree at the MediaHub--a center for tutoring and specialized workshops in film and digital media. 

Craft Your Future

Communication majors graduate with an impressive skill set and find rewarding careers in a variety of fields.

Recent alumni study at:

• University of Edinburgh
• Georgetown University
• Chapman University
• University of Southern California
• University of Utah
• Fuller Theological Seminary
• California State University, Chico
• George Mason University
• Washington State University
• California Baptist University
• California State University, Fullerton
• Azusa Pacific University
• Goldsmith’s College, London

Recent alumni work in:

• Non-profit Management
• Missions/Christian Ministry
• Corporate Communications
• Social Media Management
• Technology Startups
• Market Research
• Photography
• Event Planning
• Filmmaking/Content Production
• Public Relations
• Athletic Coaching
• Diplomacy/Political Activism
• Law

Recent alumni work for:

• Open Doors USA
• Apple
• Pixar
• Sony Entertainment
• California State University, Fullerton
• St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
• Anaheim Angels
• Krochet Kids
• Dreamworks Animation
• Road Trip Nation
• Purdue Northwest
• Orange County Fair & Event Center

We invite you to take the next step