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Communication and Media Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Belton, TX, United States
The Department of Communication and Media Studies aims to educate students in all aspects of human communication. Our goal is to produce graduates who can think critically, reason morally, write and speak with precision and impact, and present performances in a variety of media to audiences of all types
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We offer majors in Speech Communication, Mass Communication (with emphases in Journalism and Public Relations) and Film Studies. Our Mass Communication degrees are complemented by lab work on the Bells, the UMHB student newspaper, and reporting on campus events. We also offer internships at a variety of local newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations and public relations firms. Our Speech Communication degree is aimed at those interested in graduate study in Communication as well as those preparing to teach speech in a secondary school environment. Our Film Studies degree prepares students to work on both sides of the camera in the rapidly growing film and television industry. CRUFilms, our student film group, writes, directs and produces several short films each year.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

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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

  • International Application form
  • Submit official transcripts or diplomas from all schools, colleges, and universities previously attended
  • Submit a score report from a university recognized English proficiency exam
  • Submit a copy of the passport identification page
  • $135 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    915 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 915 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    915 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 915 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    915 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 915 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Belton

  • 914 - 1700 USD/month
    Living Costs

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