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Strategic Communications, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Online
The Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications prepares students for leadership positions in corporate communication, public relations, advertising, and integrated marketing.

About

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Develop communication campaign messaging strategies.
  • Apply persuasion theory to communication campaigns and media messages.
  • Create content that fulfills strategic communications campaign objectives.
  • Explain strategic communication plans and present them online.
  • Working in a group, create strategic communication messages.
  • Apply research data to guide the development of strategic communication campaigns and messages.
  • Develop multi-platform, multi-public message dissemination plans.
  • Identify communication settings and apply appropriate theoretical precepts and practical skills to formulating messages.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 quarter units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

  • Effective College English II
  • Public Speaking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Critical Thinking and Ethics
  • Persuasion
  • Communication Technologies
  • Organizational Communication
  • Professional Presentations
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Strategic Writing
  • Mediated Messaging
  • Media Management
  • Communication Program Capstone

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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:

    525

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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 (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

To receive a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications, students must complete at least 180 quarter units as follows: 76.5 units must be completed at the upper-division level, and 45 units must be completed in online residence through National University. Students must also complete a minimum 70.5 units of the University's General Education requirements. In the absence of transfer credit, additional general electives may be necessary to satisfy total units for the degree. The following courses are specific degree requirements. All students receiving an undergraduate degree in Nevada are required by State Law to complete a course in Nevada Constitution.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    362 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 362 USD per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    362 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 362 USD per module and a duration of 36 months.
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Cost per Quarter Unit - $362

Funding

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