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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Our students in the Communication Studies program at Augsburg University learn responsible communications practices, problem-solving, and critical inquiry, leaving with tools to be ethical and effective communicators in our modern world.
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Overview

Our discipline is grounded in rhetorical and scientific principles and is guided by the need to make communicative choices that are artful, ethical, and effective. Communication Studies at Augsburg University offers majors and minors in

  • Communication Studies
  • Film
  • New Media

Prospective majors should meet with a program advisor as early as possible to design an approved major program, preferably by the end of the sophomore year.

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:
  • Public SpeakingContest Public Speaking
  • Scientific and Technical Public Speaking
  • Mass Media and Popular Culture
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Small Group Communication
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Argumentation
  • Persuasion
  • Keystone: Critical Conversations about Vocation
  • Studio Production
  • Documentary History and Theory
  • Environmental Communication
  • Directed Study
  • Business and Professional Speaking
  • Organizational Communication
  • Internship
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Advanced Critical Media Studies
  • Public Relations/Promotional Communication
  • Communication Topics
  • Independent Study

English Language Requirements

  • 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:

    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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General Requirements

  • Complete the Common Application
  • Submit official secondary school transcripts, exam results, or mark sheets
  • Request one letter of academic recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency: All international applicants must submit one of the following minimum scores in order to meet the English Proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 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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