• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students receive a solid foundation in the liberals arts and sciences, as well as training in the skills and knowledge required for success in a wide variety of professions. Students are also given a foundation for success in an ethnically and culturally diverse world.

Graduates work in a variety of professions including print, broadcast and electronic journalism, public relations, advertising, broadcast production, web editing and design, and multi-media production and presentation. 

The Communication degree at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga also provides a solid foundation for further study in graduate or professional schools. Graduates have entered the University of Florida, Michigan State University, Ohio State University, University of South Florida, University of Texas, University of Mississippi Law Schools and others.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Department of Communication adheres to the 12 values and competencies set forth by our accreditor, ACEJMC. We have grouped these values and competencies into five curricular aims that drive our curriculum, linking related values and competencies to each aim.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Media Writing 
  • Mass Communication Perspectives
  • Senior Seminar
  • Mass Communication Law and Ethics
  • Individual Internship
  • Directed Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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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General Requirements

  • Language Proficiency
  • Scores must be no more than two years old.
  • Financial Documents: Documentation of financial resources sufficient for nine months of study must be received prior to issuance of an I-20.
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Academic Credentials  
  • Original or attested copy of high school diploma
  • Complete and official transcript (statement of marks) for each high school and/or college attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12499 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12499 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4440 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chattanooga

  • 912 - 1530 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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