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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Oakland, CA, United States
Writers, speakers, presenters, and good communicators will always be in demand. Communicating ideas in the workplace, in the classroom, or online demands clarity, precision, efficiency, visual impact, and an awareness of diverse audiences. 
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Overview

Refine these skills with advanced courses in debate, persuasion, negotiation, management, and intercultural communication. Courses in electronic presentation, such as graphics and computer-assisted design, also provide solid professional preparation.

The programme

Communication Studies offers graduates invaluable preparation for careers across many fields, from business, to creative, to law. Here are just a few.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Organizational Communication

  • Professional Writing

  • Presentation Strategies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    57

    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:

    490

    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

  • Submit the completed application form and personal essay online.
  • Request an official transcript from your high school showing at least six semesters.
  • Take the SAT I or ACT test and be sure to include Holy Names University as a recipient of the scores
  • Ask a teacher or counselor who knows you personally and academically to complete the Undergraduate Academic Recommendation Form or write a letter and return it directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. 1 recommendation minimum, 3 maximum.
  • All applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oakland

  • 1690 - 3100 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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