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Communication Studies

Western Connecticut State University

48 months
Duration
19358 USD/year
19358 USD/year
6470 USD/year
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About

The department’s Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Western Connecticut State University curriculum provides a balance of theory and practice that can be applied to personal relationships, business, media and other communication environments.

Overview

Students who obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Western Connecticut State University prepare for graduate studies or careers directly related to: small group interaction in settings such as social service agencies and corporations; media use, creation, performance, analysis and criticism; and related fields that require public speaking and application or analysis of interpersonal and public speaking skills.

The Department of Communication and Media Arts at Western Connecticut State University is committed to:

  • teaching the theory
  • ethics and skills necessary to expand and deepen students’ participation in a globalized world.

Shared by all of the program areas is an emphasis on the enhancement of capacities for observation, critical appraisal, and expression. Students will be positioned to pursue careers in public service, media campaigns, advocating for the underserved, organizational relations, broadcasting, filmmaking, scriptwriting, and law, among others.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Sight, Sound & Motion
  • Mass Communication
  • Communication Environments
  • Communication Ethics
  • Communication Theory
  • Research Methods in Communication
  • Senior Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Medical forms
  • Personal Essay explaining your reasons for seeking admission OR on a topic of your choice
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers or employers – OPTIONAL
  • Official Test Scores. 
  • High School and University Diplomas and Transcripts with Foreign Credit Evaluation
  • Affidavit of Support
  • $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9679 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9679 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3235 USD per semester during 48 months.

NE Regional: $4,853 per semester

Living costs for Danbury

1100 - 1600 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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