Learn how to harness critical thinking and media industry best practices to utilize media as an agent of change with Antioch University Santa Barbara’s BA degree in Communication & Media. Address the profound effect that media and communications have on today’s society. Delve into the narrative process and forms of message distribution and human perspectives. Interdisciplinary courses that provide community, societal, and global contexts give our students a full picture on today’s complex media environment.
At AUSB, you’ll join a peer community where you receive personal attention in small class sizes. Measure your success through applied learning and community projects, not one-size-fits-all tests. Apply up to 80 transfer credits, and learn about prior learning credits. Become part of a powerful community of engaged students of all backgrounds, and acquire the skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience to meet your goals.
Whether you are currently a community college student, a busy parent or worker, a veteran, or an international student, our Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree completion program is designed to support your personal, academic, and professional goals at any point in your life or career path. Our approach to learning and teaching is reflective, experiential, and engaging, led by experienced faculty who demonstrate mastery in their professions. We combine academic instruction and hands-on experience to build important intellectual and professional tools centered around six core purposes – Critical Thinking, Diverse Perspectives, Social Justice, Applied Learning, Communication, and Self-Awareness – designed to graduate globally-aware citizens, socially-responsible leaders, and highly marketable graduates.
In addition to courses that delve into the narrative process and forms of message distribution, the concentration incorporates psychology, business, education, global studies, and multicultural perspectives to provide a complete picture of the field.
Just a handful of the broad possibilities: public relations, social media marketing, news reporter, producer, videographer.
- BA in Liberal Studies, Applied Psychology
- BA in Liberal Studies, Business & Entrepreneurship
- BA in Liberal Studies, Child Development & Education
- BA in Liberal Studies, Environmental Studies
- BA in Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts
- BA in Liberal Studies, Marketing
- BA in Liberal Studies, Professional & Creative Writing