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Communication Studies 

Pace University

B.A. On Campus
48 months
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45832 USD/year
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About

The BA in Communication Studies program at Pace University explores the many ways people and institutions use messages to generate meaning and how these messages are interpreted and understood, providing students the theoretical understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal and intercultural communication and the practical skills they need to become successful communicators.

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Overview

With two concentrations tailored to give you a unique understanding of communication and its complexities, our program can help you target your career goals. 

The Public and Professional Studies track is geared to those interested in organizational communication, law, politics, government, labor unions, human relations, corporate-government relations, and fundraising. 

The Media Studies program emphasizes the fields of communication as they apply to mass media and qualifies graduates for entry-level positions in broadcasting, advertising, sales, marketing, politics, and public relations.

Communication Studies majors on Pace University ’s New York City campus explore the many ways people and institutions use messages to generate meaning and how these messages are interpreted and understood. A degree in Communication Studies will prepare you to be a critical thinker, a powerful writer, and an articulate speaker.

Career

Graduates of the Communication Studies program at Pace University have gone one to rewarding careers at The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and MSG Sports.

Students who wish to prepare for the professions can choose to concentrate in the study of organizations, institutions, group process, persuasion, critical thinking and cultural communication. 

Students who want a career in direct content creation or professional support of the popular arts, public relations and/or persuasive campaigns can study the phenomena of mass media and gain practical skills in digital and convergent media. 

Students who plan to attend graduate school or pursue a career in academia will be qualified to excel in any masters and/or doctoral program. All of our students learn the dynamics of interpersonal and intercultural communication. The program qualifies graduates for entry-level positions in broadcasting, advertising, sales, marketing, politics, digital media, and public relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media, Culture, and Society
  • Writing for the Electronic Media
  • Approved Service Learning Course
  • Organizational Communication
  • Dynamics of Small Group Communication
  • Intercultural Communication

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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

128 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
80
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and Fee
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics. 
  • A written essay/personal statement: One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Course descriptions or syllabus (in English) from each post-secondary school attended (transfer applicants only).
  • Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45832 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45832 USD per year 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.

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