Studyportals

Communication Studies

Appalachian State University

B.Sc. On Campus Online
48 months
Duration
19048 USD/year
19048 USD/year
4242 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Most employers list “good communication skills” as a requirement for employment, which is why the Communication Studies (BS) degree at Appalachian State University prepares students to enter many different professions. 

Overview

This major educates students in different theories and practical applications of communication skills – such as interpersonal communication, small group communication, public speaking, nonverbal communication and persuasion. Communication Studies also makes an excellent pre-law, pre-seminary or pre-graduate school program.

This Communication Studies (BS) degree at Appalachian State University is structured by theme, yet remains flexible enough to allow students to tailor their courses to their specifics needs. For example, a student could choose to study political communication or organizational communication as part of this major. Students can also work with the Department of Communication’s internship coordinator to find a related internship host site and complete requirements to earn class credit.

Global Learning

Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society.

The Department of Communication has study abroad opportunities in Poland, Belize and Armenia, and a dual-degree program in Mexico.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thinking Through Communication 
  • Public Speaking
  • Public Speaking in the Disciplines
  • Communication Theory 
  • Introduction to Rhetorical Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
78
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
78
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete online application
  • A non-refundable application fee of $65 (USD)
  • Official high school/secondary school transcript
  • Official test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, SAT or ACT)
  • Official college transcripts
  • Additional information if requested, upon submission of your application, by the Office of Admissions (This may include submitting a Criminal Background Check and Conduct Review as required by the UNC System.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9524 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9524 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2121 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Communication Studies
-
Appalachian State University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!