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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Radford, VA, United States
The concentration in Communication Studies at Radford University prepares students for positions in both the private and public sectors as well as providing a solid foundation in the Communication discipline for those desiring to continue their education in graduate school. 
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Overview

Courses in Communication Studies at Radford University combine material from the humanities, fine arts, and social sciences in order to explain how and why people interact in the ways that they do. Students in the Communication Studies concentration will study the ways that people use communication in public life, politics, and social movements. 

Learning outcomes

Students will learn how to analyze and evaluate communication practices in a wide variety of settings and be able to apply oral, written and visual communication skills and knowledge necessary for success in the twenty-first century marketplace.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students fall deadline: 1 February
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Speaking
  • Research Methods 
  • Teamwork and Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Argumentation and Advocacy 
  • Persuasion 
  • Listening and Nonverbal Communication
  • Organizational Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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:

    5.5

    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.

  • 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

  • Applications for admission cannot be considered until all required documents outline in the checklist [PDF] are received by the Radford University Office of Admissions. All documents become the property of Radford University and cannot be sent elsewhere or returned.
  • All documents must be originals or certified copies that beat the original stamp and seal. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19557 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19557 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7922 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Radford

  • 996 - 1630 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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