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Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, WI,
Emphasizing the relationship between theory and practice, you are given the opportunity to improve your skills in oral and written projects based on a deep understanding of the complex process of human communication. In addition to regular coursework, you will complete at least one internship and have many opportunities to put learning into action.


Perhaps no single profession is challenged in the same way as the field of communication. New technologies change at lightning speed, and news reaches around the world in an instant - definitely not for the faint of heart, yet a truly exciting time to explore a career in communication.

Today's pressing question: "How do you prepare for jobs that don't exist today?" Who would have thought a few years ago that a position such as social media strategist or satellite radio producer would be available? Yet, those are real careers today and you will be well prepared with the skills necessary for these exciting jobs - and those that have yet to arise.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Speaking  
  • Oral Interpretation
  • Communication and the Human Condition 
  • Media and Society
  • Introduction to the Communication Discipline Part I
  • Introduction to the Communication Discipline Part II
  • Sophomore Seminar
  • Introduction to Digital Art
  • Advanced Composition
  • Writing for Multimedia

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:


    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

  • Complete the UW System Online Application.
  • Submit application fee.
  • Submit official high school transcript, GED scores, or HSED.
  • Submit official transcripts from any colleges and/or universities ever attended.
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age on September 1 year of enrollment.

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          15378 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 15378 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
        • National

          8126 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 8126 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
        • In-State

          7389 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 7389 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


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