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Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
South Orange, NJ, United States
The Communication major offered by Seton Hall University empowers students to think, write and communicate with excellence. The coursework is firmly grounded in the liberal arts tradition of education and seeks to enable ethical and confident engagement and leadership in diverse social contexts including academia, the arts, business, politics, and the professions. 
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Students in the Communication major offered by Seton Hall University develop the fundamental relational skills required for success in all fields. Mentored by faculty members who are published authors and respected scholars, our successful network of alumni have gone on to work in a variety of positions with organizations like SiriusXM, New York Life, New York Yankees, Madison Square Garden.


  • Communication majors complete 45 credits of required courses and electives. Courses include Communication Theory, Organizational Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Moral Argumentation and Debate, among others. 
  • Communication majors are encouraged to explore the College's unique dual-degree option. The combined program, in which students work to earn both a B.A. and an M.A. in Communication, allows students to take 12 graduate credits during their junior and senior years in preparation for a fifth year of graduate study. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Oral Communication
  • Writing for the Media
  • Communication Ethics
  • Communication Research
  • Communication Law
  • Public and Presentational Speaking
  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Dynamics of Interpersonal Communication
  • History of Rhetoric
  • Group Discussion
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Persuasive Speaking
  • Seminar in Communication Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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