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Communication, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Hillsborough, NC, United States
Communication is fundamentally about message-sending and meaning-making. Students in Communication at the Saint Anselm College, therefore, will seek to understand the way in which both verbal and nonverbal symbols are used to shape the world. 
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At its essence, the study of communication is anchored in language use and study; it is highly compatible with the literary emphases of the Department of English.

While the field embraces technical and social science dimensions, its content is philosophically rooted in the humanities. While some courses attend to the communication process, most focus on other dimensions of human activity and endeavor. 

A major in Communication from the Saint Anselm College would provide a comprehensive, grounded program for consistent study and research. Communication study, by its nature, is interdisciplinary and will enhance student ability to relate concepts and principles they encounter as they pursue the core curriculum and any electives they select.

Ten reasons to major in communication at Saint Anselm College:

  • To become more ethical consumers and creators of mediated messages
  • To think critically about the objects and practices of everyday life
  • To effectively and humanely engage in democratic discussion and debate
  • To understand the implications of technology, interpersonally and within culture
  • To develop professional practices and gain experiences through Communication-focused internship experiences
  • To understand the centrality of communication to identify formation
  • Persuasion is influence: To learn compelling and ethical modes of persuasion
  • To be more mindful communicators within personal and professional relationships
  • To explore opportunities to produce print and video media via the Broadcasting Club, The Crier newspaper, and the Anselmia yearbook
  • Communication skills are essential: To develop versatile oral and written communication skills that are key for any profession

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: 

  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Introduction to Mediated Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Speaking in Small Groups
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Beginning Acting

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.

General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Application Fee Or Fee Waiver
  • Official School Transcript(S)
  • School Report
  • School Counselor Recommendation
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Sat I Or Act Results

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41510 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41510 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Hillsborough

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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