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Communication Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Oshkosh, WI, United States
Communication Studies is a great fit for students who have multiple interests and diverse talents. The major is a great option for students who: Can empathize with others Are inquisitive and love to learn Can see both sides of an argument Are good listeners Like to teach and inform others Want to impact their community  
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Overview

Areas of Study

Working with an adviser, students can design their major to be a communication generalist or concentrate their studies in one of the following areas:

  • Communication and Human Relationships (Interpersonal Communication)
  • Communication and Organizations (Organizational Communication)
  • Rhetoric and Public Advocacy

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Working with an advisor, students can design their major to be a communication generalist or concentrate their studies in one of the following areas:

Communication and Human Relationships (Interpersonal Communication)  
This area focuses on personal relationships and face-to-face interaction. Courses are aligned with careers related to social services, and human development across the life span, from childhood through old age.
 
Communication and Organizations (Organizational Communication)This area examines how organizations function and the ways organizational members make sense of their experiences. 
 
Rhetoric and Public Advocacy Rhetoric and public advocacy focuses on persuasion, debate and the development and analysis of public messages. This area is particularly applicable to careers emphasizing public speaking and persuasion, such as attorneys, speech writers, media relations, specialists, fundraisers and lobbyists.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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:

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Academic Factors

  • Rigor of college preparatory high school curriculum
  • High school class rank (when available)
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • Cumulative grade-point average (GPA)

Key Nonacademic Factors

  • Extracurricular involvement: leadership experience, volunteerism and community service
  • Diversity of personal background, work experience and life circumstances
  • Student’s personal statement and responses to questions on the application
  • Letters of recommendation are optional but may be helpful for those students who may need further support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7558 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3772 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oshkosh

  • 1144 - 1900 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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