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Business Communications

Business Communications

Chestnut Hill College’s Accelerated Adult Degree Program is designed for the adult learner. The Business Communications program provides you with the communication and technical skills, graphics, and information sciences necessary to compete in the business marketplace. The curriculum emphasizes fundamental marketing procedures, functions of management, applied business and communications technology, and extensive writing and editing skills.

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Dawn Rice, B.S. in Business Communications

"My favorite thing about the program is that it felt like it was made for me. It challenged me on a regular basis and supported me when I needed it. I feel prepared and ready to conquer life. I am confident in my ability because of the curriculum at Chestnut Hill."

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Major core requirements

  • Advanced Software Applications
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • Web Page Development
  • Public Speaking
  • Business Writing and Communications
  • Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design
  • Public Relations
  • Techniques of Professional Presentations
  • Survey of Math
  • Grant Writing
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Human Resources Management
  • Senior Seminar

Major elective requirements

Any four of the following courses are required as major electives:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Information Systems for Organizations
  • Journalism
  • Managing Non- Profit Organizations
  • Math for Business I
  • Math for Business II
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Business Writing and
  • Special Topics
  • Strategic Management
  • Internship

Off-site locations

In addition to the main campus, classes are also offered at convenient off-site locations including: Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia, Bonner Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill, Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, and the University Center at Montgomery County Community. Learn more

Transferring Credits

Students can transfer up to 75 credits from another accredited college or university. Prior Learning Assessment options can also help you earn credits for on-the-job experience and training programs. Learn more

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