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Communication Studies, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
Offering a dynamic combination of theory and practice, the 42-credit  Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies at Mercy College New York program will prepare students to be the communication strategists of tomorrow. 

Overview

Students will receive a solid grounding in communication theory and will get expensive opportunities to practice and polish their communication skills in real-world settings. 

Offering a dynamic combination of theory and practice, the 42-credit  Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies at Mercy College New York program will prepare students to be the communication strategists of tomorrow. 

Students will be permitted up to three internships - letting them test the career waters at television studios, advertising agencies, non-profit corporations, and many other businesses in the New York area. These hands-on opportunities will give students exceptional employment prospects after graduation.

By the end of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Articulate various viewpoints using media of their choosing
  • Apply communication history, theory, and principles to communication problem-solving
  • Evaluate and incorporate reliable information in the analysis of communication problems and issues
  • Be aware of and sensitive to the impact of diverse cultures in discussing, analyzing, and developing communication strategies
  • Present an analysis of how communication law and ethical principles apply to their profession

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis except for a few graduate programs. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Communication Research
  • Media in America
  • Effective Presentations
  • Internship in Comm Studies
  • Capstone in Communication Consulting

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:

    71

    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:

    48

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Foreign Academic Credential Evaluation (and/or official American transcripts)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores, or accepted proof of English language proficiency (if English is not your native language

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9196 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9196 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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