B.A. On Campus

Communication - Communication and Media Studies

California State University East Bay

48 months
16499 USD/year
16499 USD/year
6995 USD/year
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The Communication - Communication and Media Studies program at California State University East Bay features the integration of theories and criticism with the essential skills for media production, professional engagement, and meaningful research.


Graduates will be able to make a positive, professional, and important contribution in communication theory and research, Strategic Communication, Media Production, and Communication and Media Studies. 

Students will study, research and analyze the perspectives that will lead to their becoming inclusive, ethical, and effective leaders and participants in global and local communities. They will acquire skills in critical analysis, speaking, writing, and visual presentations across all media. They will learn about the changing world of today’s and future media as well as the long history of the relationship between communication, self, and society and they will be prepared for a broad array of careers or graduate studies. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a B.A. in Communication - Communication and Media Studies from California State University East Bay will be able to:

  • explain and illustrate a thorough knowledge and application of communication theories.
  • demonstrate a comprehension and application of communication research methods.
  • explain, analyze and execute various applications of media creation.
  • analyze and discuss diverse communication perspectives toward communities and peoples.
  • express, evaluate and discuss a perception realizing the significance of sustainability concepts in communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Criticism of Communication
  • Persuasion in Media
  • Critical/Cultural Studies
  • Digital Cultures
  • Popular Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as early in the application period as possible.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants that have academic records from outside of the U.S. will be required to submit an unofficial English language translation, if the original language transcript is not in English.
  • Academic records (transcripts and degree certificates, if applicable) must be prepared in the native language and accompanied by complete, literal English translations prepared by the university’s authorized official, such as the Registrar, Rector, or Recorder.
  • If your studies were in the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum program, please submit your school transcripts for evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16499 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16499 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6995 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6995 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Hayward

1370 - 2510 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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