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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication Studies prepares students for a wide variety of careers including advertising, business, sales, communication consulting, training and development, human resources, politics, government, health fields, and other careers that focus on problem-solving interactions, management, and human relations.

About

The B.A. has concentrations in:

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Public Advocacy (Rhetorical)
The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication Studies prepares students for a wide variety of careers including advertising, business, sales, communication consulting, training and development, human resources, politics, government, health fields, and other careers that focus on problem-solving interactions, management, and human relations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Interpersonal Communication 
  • Business and Professional Communication 
  • Discussion and Group Methods 
  • Persuasive Speaking Cross Cultural Communication 
  • Organizational Communication 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Application checklist for National students:

  • Complete the Application for Admission & Pay the Application Fee ($35) 
  • Submit Your Credentials  (high school transcript /GED/high school equivalency diploma and exam scores, and any college transcripts)  
  • Submit Your SAT or ACT Scores 
  • Receive Notice of Admission Decision

Application checklist for International students:

  • Online Application 
  • Application Fee ($65)
  • Official Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency Documentation
  • Statement of Purpose (optional)
  • Immigration Documentation (non-US citizens only; not required for an admission decision)
  • Documentation of Financial Support 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9215 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3300 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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