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Communication - Civic Advocacy Emphasis, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Ogden, UT, United States
A degree in Communication - Civic Advocacy Emphasis from Weber State University prepares you for the roles you will take and the challenges that you will face as a public advocate.
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The Communication - Civic Advocacy Emphasis from Weber State University offers six interdisciplinary tracks, so you can focus your coursework on your specific area of interest. This structure lets you learn about the challenges facing causes that are most important to you.

As a civic advocacy student, you might want to join the Weber State debate team, which is consistently competitive on a regional and national level.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

In the civic advocacy program, your classes will focus on the communication tools you need to best advocate for causes.

Coursework gives you a strong foundation in:

  • Argumentation and debate
  • Argument analysis
  • Persuasive communication
  • Rhetorical theory

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:

  • Media Writing 
  • Interpersonal and Small Group Communication 
  • Communication Theory
  • Communication Research Methods 
  • Communication Law 
  • Communication Internship 
  • Mass Media and Society 
  • Argumentation and Debate 
  • Analysis of Argument 
  • Advanced Public Speaking 
  • Persuasive Communication 
  • Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • WSU Application
  • $65.00 Application Fee
  • Official School Records (Translated into English)
  • Confidential Financial Statement
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4990 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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