B.A. On Campus Blended

Applied Communication

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

48 months
21779 USD/year
21779 USD/year
9528 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The mission of the Applied Communication Department at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is to foster the co-construction of better social worlds through positive communication.


The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Communication at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock equips students with skills that may be used in their personal lives as well as across a number of professions, including business, education, government, and industry.

The 120-hour program teaches students how to use a positive communication framework to ethically lead and make a difference in interpersonal, organizational, and public contexts by analyzing messages, developing messages, anticipating communication barriers, collaborating with others to accomplish communicative goals, embracing difference, and influencing discourse. These learning outcomes and goals are described below.

Classes are offered in a variety of formats:

  • Online, 16-week courses
  • Accelerated online, 8-week courses
  • Traditional on campus, 16-week courses
  • Hybrid (mixed attendance online and on campus), 16-week courses
  • Accelerated hybrid (mixed attendance between online and on campus), 8-week courses

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Gender Communication
  • Group Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Communication Ethics
  • Nonverbal Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission and pay the $40 application fee. There’s no application fee for military students – request your waiver here.
  • Immunization records or Titer Test showing Immunity (for students born after 1956) can be sent via mail, emailed to, or faxed to 501-569-8956.
  • Official high school transcript Ask your counselor to send a current high school transcript. After you graduate, we will need a final high school transcript with your graduation posted.
  • Official college entrance exam scores Ask your counselor to send your scores along with your current high school transcript or request your scores through the exam provider.
  • Official college transcripts (If you have taken college classes while in high school) from all post-secondary schools you’ve attended. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21779 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21779 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21779 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21779 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9528 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Little Rock

875 - 1315 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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