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Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #850 (BCR) Augusta, GA, United States
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication at the Augusta University includes coursework in oral, written, and mediated communication. 
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Overview

Students in the Communication program at the Augusta University complete a core of theory, writing, speaking, and audiovisual media production courses, select five elective courses from the major, and finish with a senior capstone seminar course/professional portfolio. 

Students also will complete twenty-seven hours of elective courses, which may include coursework for minors, certificates, additional degrees, or free elective courses. Many students also complete professional internships in related fields. Disciplines covered by the degree include communication studies, journalism, public relations, and digital media production.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Interpersonal Communication 
  • History of Mass Media 
  • Communications for Professionals 
  • Television Production 
  • Small Group Communication
  • Television History 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official Application Form: A candidate seeking admission must file an official application for admission and pay a non-refundable application fee prior to the specified deadline. 
  • Application Fee: (Non-refundable): The application fee may be waived for new freshman applicants who provide an approved ACT or SAT I Fee Waiver or NACAC Fee Waiver form.
  • Official Transcript(s): A freshman candidate should ask his or her guidance department to send an official copy of the secondary school record. A transfer candidate should ask the registrar from each college attended to send an official transcript of grades (a separate transcript from each college). 
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) Scores: A freshman candidate is required to submit SAT scores of the College Board or the ACT score of the American College Testing Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3446 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Augusta

  • 900 - 1400 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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