48 months
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25644 USD/year
25644 USD/year
9102 USD/year
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About

The Communication Studies Department at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, emphasizes two areas of study, Interpersonal Communication and Public Communication.   

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Overview

The Communication Studies program offered by University of Nevada, Las Vegas , promotes the growth of and knowledge about communication and its uses to achieve individual, group, and societal goals. Students explore the functions, processes, channels, and influences of communication. They work to acquire proficiency in critical analysis, social scientific and humanistic research methods, argumentation, and oral written presentation.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts program, students should be able to:

  • Define communication in interpersonal and rhetorical contexts.
  • Analyze and evaluate messages and interaction in interpersonal and rhetorical settings. 
  • Identify and discuss historical developments and key theories in interpersonal and rhetorical communication.
  • Recognize and explain self-reflexivity in rhetorical and interpersonal contexts.
  • Read critically and analyze productively published research articles.
  • Recognize and explain multiple perspectives in rhetorical and interpersonal communication theory.
  • Conduct original research in interpersonal and/or rhetorical communication at a level appropriate to capstone work in an undergraduate education.
  • Identify and assess features of ethical and unethical interpersonal and rhetorical communication.

Career Possibilities

Some careers our graduates have include: brand specialist, campaign director, client specialist, community affairs liaison, consumer or market researcher, development & fundraising officer, information specialist, legislative staffer, lobbyist, press secretary, recruitment officer, speech writer, technical writer, and training consultant. Several pursue a Communication Studies Master of Arts degree becoming grant writers, communication professors, lawyers, negotiation or conflict mediators, and entrepreneurs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Jury Decision-Making
  • Psychology and the Legal System
  • Personal Growth 
  • Crtitical Thinking in Public Argument
  • Women and Crime

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

High School Transcript – 

  • Submit your high school transcript (includes all high school coursework and grades).
  • A certified translation is required for any transcript not written in English.
College/University Transcript(s)-
  • Submit your official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities where college-level credits were earned (either while in high school or after graduating high school).
  • A certified evaluation (course-by-course with GPA calculation) by a NACES member organization is required for all non-US college-level coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25644 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    25644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25644 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9102 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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