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Description

The B.S. in communication prepares students to be effective communicators in professional settings. Graduates can expect to find or create jobs in areas such as general corporate management, human resources, marketing, public relations, sports information, and technical communication. Communication graduates may also hold jobs as communication consultants, communication directors, event planners, political campaign leaders, public affairs officers, public information officers, publication designers and editors, speech writers, and online content managers.

The program provides transferable skills by emphasizing communication theory and practice in the creation, development, presentation, and evaluation of coherent messages. Students use communication strategies to create publications (newsletters, brochures, flyers, news releases, communication plans), design online resources, plan events, and manage projects.

The concentration area lets students select courses to focus their professional career preparation.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Spring: December 26/Fall: August 14 Tuition fee Visit Programme Website Start date 2016 Credits 120
Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

Program outcomes - graduates will:

  • demonstrate proficiencies in applying theory, listening, reading, speaking, and writing professional contexts
  • demonstrate technology proficiencies in computer applications
  • demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating applied communication
  • demonstrate proficiencies in interpersonal and group processes, conflict management, collaboration, team building, and leadership
  • demonstrate understanding of the ethical behavior practiced in professional contexts
  • demonstrate awareness and sensitivity required for communicating in culturally diverse groups

Requirements

Apply to University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) as a freshman if you have earned or attempted fewer than 24 semester or 36 quarter college credits after high school graduation. All prospective students are encouraged to apply for admission. Students who have not been granted a standard high school diploma must pass the GED test before they are admitted as a regular student.

Application Process:

  • Complete an Application for Admission
  • Submit a $30 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit official high school transcripts
  • Submit ACT or SAT test scores (UMC ACT code 2129)
  • Submit official college transcripts for all college credits attempted or earned

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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