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Communication Studies

Kansas State University

48 months
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25251 USD/year
25251 USD/year
9375 USD/year
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About

The Communication Studies program from Kansas State University, which encompasses both communication theory and rhetorical arts, has two instructional goals. First, the program attempts to improve a student’s communication skills in developing messages that are clear, coherent, reasoned, ethical, and fluent.  

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Overview

Key Features 

Course work in public speaking, group and interpersonal communication, and co-curricular activities in debate and individual events provide opportunities to acquire practical communication skills.  

Second, the Communication Studies program from Kansas State University attempts to develop a student’s ability to analyze communication in different social, political, and organizational settings. 

Course work in rhetorical theory, history, and criticism focuses on the study of speech and language used to achieve practical ends. 

A major in communication studies would be appropriate for anyone who planned to enter a career that is communication-intensive, such as law, education, health professions, business, or government.

In addition to the general university and college requirements for the BA/BS degree, an undergraduate major in communication studies is required to take 39 credit hours of coursework in the Department of Communication Studies. 

All majors will complete 9 required credit hours and 15 credit hours in one of the division’s five academic tracks of legal communication, organizational communication, political communication, relational communication, or rhetorical studies. All communication studies majors will also complete 15 credit hours in communication studies electives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Human Communication 
  • Rhetoric in Western Thought 
  • Criticism of Public Discourse 
  • Communication Research Methods 
  • Senior Colloquium
  • Senior Honors Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are still accepted after the priority date, but scholarship/award offers are then only made pending the availability of unawarded funds.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school curriculum from an accredited secondary school.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (Grade Point Average) on a 4.0 scale in high school coursework

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25251 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    25251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25251 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9375 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

900 - 1400 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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