Placeholder image for Communication - Communication Studies

Communication - Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kirksville, MO, United States
As a Communication - Communication Studies major or minor at Truman State University, you pursue the complexities that characterize communication in an advanced, technical, and multicultural world — fast-paced and ever-changing.
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

Freely explore at Truman State University the many fields of communication through student media or other communication organizations—without fighting the large numbers of other students you see at larger schools. 

Key facts:

  • Communication - Communication Studies: Communication is the cornerstone of all successful relationships. Here you’ll study the theories and practices of human communication from both rhetorical and social-scientific viewpoints. 
  • This area of study prepares you for a wide variety of careers in management, consulting, research and client/customer service.  You’ll also be prepared for graduate or professional school, particularly in law, counseling, education, and seminary.

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:
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Group Process 
  • Rhetorical Traditions
  • Media Writing 
  • News Reporting and Writing 
  • Communication Practicum 
  • Communication Law
  • Communication and Democracy
  • Persuasion Theory
  • Organizational Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

    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.

    Start practicing IELTS today!
  • 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

  • One Page Essay — This essay must be an original work on behalf of the applicant.
    • English Proficiency Test Score
    • Original or Certified Copies of Transcripts from High School (and any college or university you have attended)
    • Certificate of Financial Support
    • Original or Certified Copies of Bank Documents Indicating Sufficient Financial Support
    • Copy of Passport biographical information page

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15335 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15335 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7975 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7975 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.

Living costs for Kirksville

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!