• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Communication from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) general track allows students to prepare for a career in communication with courses tailored to the individual student’s interests and career objectives. There are five tracks to choose from: Digital Filmmaking and Media Arts, General Communication, Media Studies, Professional Communication, and Sport Communication. The Communication BA may also be completed as an online degree.

Graduates with Communication from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in public speaking.
  • demonstrate competence in writing skills.
  • demonstrate knowledge, and appropriate application of various communication theories as related to their specific track.
  • demonstrate knowledge, and appropriate application of communication research methodologies and assocaited anaysis tools. 
  • demonstrate the skills to commucicate effectively using moving pictures and sounds (applicable to Digital Filmmaking majors only).

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Mass Media
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Sports and Studio TV Production
  • Writing for the Media
  • Principles and Practice of Public Relations
  • Principles and Practices of Advertising
  • Intercultural and Global Communication
  • Digital Communication Technologies
  • The History of TV Programming
  • Digital Film Editing
  • American Cinema
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Walt Disney: The Nexus of Communication and Imagination
  • Rhetorical Dimensions in Communication
  • Privilege and Oppression in Popular Culture
  • Media Effects
  • Documentary Film and Video

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.

General Requirements

  • First-Time Freshman Application
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Submit Your High School/Ged Transcripts
  • Submit Your Sat/Act Scores 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20067 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20067 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8523 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Colorado Springs

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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