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Communication Studies: Interpersonal and Public Communication

University of Missouri - Kansas City

48 months
Duration
824 USD/credit 24720 USD/year
299 USD/credit 8970 USD/year
294 USD/credit 8820 USD/year
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About

The Communication Studies: Interpersonal and Public Communication emphasis at the University of Missouri - Kansas City offers study in the areas of public address and rhetoric, interpersonal and intercultural communication, organizational communication and areas associated with human communication behavior including advertising, public relations and strategic communication.

Overview

The 30-credit hour program in Communication Studies: Interpersonal and Public Communication at the University of Missouri - Kansas City includes a First Year Experience course; three critical thinking courses in the areas of Arts & Humanities, Natural & Physical Sciences, and Social & Behavioral Sciences; a Culture and Diversity course; a Civic & Urban Engagement course; two courses in Composition and one course in Communication; and a Math Pathway course.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Demonstrate effective oral, written, and visual communication
  • Conduct basic research through the identification, evaluation, application, and citation of appropriate scholarly sources.
  • Identify key interpersonal communication theories and concepts as they pertain to relationships and interactions with others from diverse backgrounds and across different settings.
  • Identify key rhetorical theories and concepts and how they relate to the design and evaluation of effective messages.
  • Explain how cultural diversity presents challenges and opportunities in interpersonal and public communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Fundamentals Of Effective Speaking And Listening
  • Communication Studies Activities
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Introduction To The Study Of Human Communication
  • Rhetorical Theory And Criticism
  • Group Dynamics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Records
  • English Proficiency
  • Personal Statement
  • Passport
  • Statement of Finances
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Supplemental Materials
  • Immigration Documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 824 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    8970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 299 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 294 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Kansas City

980 - 1596 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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