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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bloomsburg, PA, United States
Communication Studies is a discipline that involves the investigation and practice of face-to-face, small group, organizational, public, print, and mediated messages. Effective communication has long been recognized as the hallmark of an educated person and is vital to personal and professional success. 
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Overview

Communication Studies is a broad degree that can lead to job opportunities in many different fields. Some careers pursued by Communication Studies majors after graduation include event planning, speech writing, employee training, sales, management, public information, development, personnel recruiting, campaign direction, lobbying and negotiations. Please see “What can you do with a Communication Studies degree for many more career possibilities. Communication Studies is also good preparation for graduate school in many disciplines including communication, law, education, business, public administration, student affairs, instructional technology, and counseling.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication Theory
  • Gender Issues in Communication
  • Conflict Management and Resolution
  • Health Communication
  • Family Communication
  • Relational Communication
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Nonverbal Communication

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an Undergraduate Application
  • Complete International Undergraduate Application, which allows you to apply as an international student. An application fee of $60 is required for international applicants.
  • Submit These Additional Documents:
  • An Official English Language Test (TOEFL or IELTS) This is required for all students whose native language is not English.
  • Official Transcripts: Official transcripts from a high school or other secondary school in English are required
  • Foreign Student Financial Statement:All international undergraduate students are required to submit a Certified Bank Statement in English and converted to US Dollars verifying they have a minimum of $32,696 US

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9365 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9365 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3746 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bloomsburg

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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