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Communication - Health Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , FL,
Communication - Health Communication at the University of South Florida focuses on the concepts, theories, and practice of human communication. Students apply their understanding of communication research and principles to personal, professional, and community relationships and concerns.

About

Communication students at the University of South Florida are encouraged to tailor their major to meet their own interest and select from one of six areas of concentration: Relational Communication, Organizational Communication, Health Communication, Culture and Media, Performance Studies or Public Advocacy.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Communication
  • Communication as Performance
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Persuasion and Media
  • Communication Senior Capstone
  • Selected Topics (titles and topics vary each semester)
  • Senior Seminar in Communication
  • Communicating Illness, Grief, and Loss

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    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:

    6.5

    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.

Academic Requirements

  • Online application for admission
  • Non refundable US$30.00 application fee
  • Official secondary transcripts/academic records submitted directly to Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope (or a PDF sent via email from your school counselor)
  • Certified English translation of secondary transcripts, if necessary
  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from the College Board or ACT (must include Writing section)
  • Official IELTS or TOEFL (required for applicants whose first language is not English).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17324 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6410 USD per year 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.

The tuition fee of $6,410 is for Florida residents only.

Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 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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