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Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Communication program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Introduction to Communication Theory
  • Public Speaking
  • Research Methods
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Rhetorical Dimensions in Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Online freshman application
  • Non-refundable application fee (online or mail)
  • Official high school transcripts certified and translated to English (final three years)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11873 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11873 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    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

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