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Strategic Communication, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Learn to create effective, innovative and responsible messages about brands and organizations.This Strategic Communication program from Texas Christian University will teach you to set and achieve strategic goals for institutions by using the tools of advertising and public relations.
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Overview

You’ll explore conducting and using research; writing and creating content for print, broadcast, online, and mobile platforms; designing messages; choosing media strategically, and evaluating effectiveness of campaigns.

The Strategic Communication students at Texas Christian University are strongly encouraged to put their skills into practice by interning for local agencies, companies or nonprofits. 

The department’s highly regarded communication agency, ROXO, gives students an opportunity to gain practical experience and exposure to real clients and work. 

We offer other learning opportunities within our own building: a national award-winning speech and debate team;  Our semester long Washington, D.C. program offers both an internship and coursework.

Career Prospects

Most strategic communication graduates begin work in advertising or public relations agencies, corporations, governmental agencies, nonprofit groups, health care groups, sports teams and consulting firms.

 Others enter graduate school or highly specialized post-graduate pre-professional programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Channel Planning
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Strategic Writing
  • Case Studies
  • Creative Strategy
  • Campaigns

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

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Funding

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