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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
When it comes to personal and professional success, communication is everything. That’s why Communication Studies program from Texas Christian University it’s such a valuable area of study. You can take on an internship to apply what you’ve learned in class, or prepare for study in the nation’s best communication studies graduate programs.
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Overview

Surveys have shown that the ability to speak effectively, to listen carefully, and to write clearly are the first, second, and fourth most important factors in hiring decisions.

In this major, nationally recognized specialists in interpersonal and organizational communication will teach you how to build a foundation for success in any number of careers, and you’ll learn how to form more rewarding relationships both professionally and personally.

Career Prospects

Communication Studies graduates at Texas Christian University surveyed found jobs less than three months after graduation. Recent graduates now hold positions such as Account Executive, Director of Human Resources, Assistant District Attorney, Director of Internet Communications, Director of Training, Marketing Education Manager, Pharmaceutical Representative, and Recruiting Coordinator. Many also pursue graduate study.

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 include:

  • Gender and Communication
  • Listening
  • Family Communication
  • Power and Influence in Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication and Character
  • Intercultural Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 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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