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Professional Communication Studies, BS: (120 credit Program)


The BS in Professional Communication Studies is an accelerated online completion degree program designed to prepare students for successful professional careers in the field of communication. This interdisciplinary major includes courses in business, communication, and computer science. It is an innovative degree program for adult students who have experience in the workplace and have an associate AS or AA degree or the equivalent (60-64 credits).  

The program is supported by Dyson College and Pace University's Office of Adult and Continuing Education, which has traditionally been responsible for assisting the undergraduate student, evaluating prior college-level credit and evaluating life experience for academic credit. For more information on this program, please visit our Web Site at, call 212-346-1324 or email

Transfer Credits – (60-64)

The total number of credits required to complete the degree is 120. The curriculum below contains 60 credits. Students transferring in less than 60 credits will need to take additional arts and sciences credits at Pace to fulfill the 120 credits.

Organizational Communication Concentration – (44)

Required Concentration Courses

Student meets with program coordinator for guidance in selecting appropriate Concentration electives.
AIT 103Online Seminar

1 credits

AIT 107Computer Applications for Telecommunications

4 credits

CIT 231Web Authoring and Digital Media

4 credits

COM 210Introduction to Mass Media - Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Program

4 credits

COM 260Pragmatic Communication

4 credits

COM 300Organizational Communication

4 credits

COM 361Interpersonal Communication Among Cultures

4 credits

ENG 201Writing in the Disciplines

3 - 4 credits

MCA 221Professional Communication

4 credits

PAA 101Public Administration and Its Environment

4 credits

One approved MCA course in Public Relations (4)


One Approved Elective (4)

Required Electives – (20)

Student meets with program coordinator for guidance in selecting appropriate courses to fulfill the program's required Liberal Arts and/or Science electives. 

Recommended Liberal Arts and/or Science Electives

HIS 113The American Experience: Changing Roles of Women

PAA 102Organizational Planning and Budget Process

4 credits

PSY 260Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

4 credits

SCI 230Environmental Science

4 credits


One additional Elective (4)

Total Credit Hours: 120

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To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for
undergraduate admission. Follow all steps (pay the $50 application fee, write an essay, send
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