Political and Social Sciences, John Cabot University, Rome Italy, Roma/ Italy

B.A. Communications

The Bachelors of Arts in Communications is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the information age. Students with a BA in Communications can go on to careers in such fields as Film and Video Production, Journalism, Corporate Communications, Politics, Law, Community Organizing and Service, Education, Management, and Non-profit Administration.

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The Bachelors of Arts in Communications is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the information age. The major provides students with superior skills in oral and written proficiency to excel in the creation, dissemination, and analysis of messages.

In addition, the program is dedicated to integrating technology in its instruction and incorporating international contexts for the study of communications, so as to prepare students for an increasingly global industry. This major focuses on intellectual development and ethical reasoning to empower students to take leadership roles and make a difference in a variety of fields both within and outside of the communications industry.

Students with a BA in Communications can go on to careers in such fields as Film and Video Production, Journalism, Corporate Communications, Politics, Law, Community Organizing and Service, Education, Management, and Non-profit Administration.

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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • USD 10950 Semester (National)
  • EUR 7900 Semester (International)

Start date January,September  2015
Duration full-time 48  months
Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
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Course Content

Core Curriculum

1. COM 101 Public Speaking

2. COM 210 Introduction to Cinema

3. COM 220 Media, Culture, and Society

4. COM 311 Digital Media Culture

5. COM 470 Advanced Communication Theory

6. COM 480 Senior Capstone Project

7. Three 300-level courses in Media Studies (CMS)

The University requires an overall minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses taken at the University with no more than two grades lower than C- in core courses required for the major.

Major Electives

Seven courses from COM CMS and JRN. No more than three courses other than COM, CMS or JRN that are related to the major may be used as major electives when chosen from the list of approved courses (see below). Other courses related to the major might qualify as major electives depending on the students' course of studies and following approval of the Chair.

List of approved major electives for COM outside of COM, CMS and JRN:

  1. AH 273 Introduction to the History of Photography

  2. AS 101 Graphic Design

  3. AS 199 Basic Photography

  4. AS 289 Digital Photography

  5. AS 349 Advanced Photography

  6. AS 399 Advanced Graphic Design

  7. BUS 220 Business Communication

  8. BUS 360 Social Networks and Media Management

  9. CS 130/131 Web Design I & II

  10. EN 215 Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theories

  11. HS 311 History and Popular Culture: Living With The Past

  12. HS 368 The Other American: History of the Counterculture

  13. LAW/PL 220 Intellectual Property Theory and Law

  14. PH 304 Philosophy of Art and Beauty

  15. PL/COM 322 Free Speech in a Comparative Perspective

  16. PL 360 The Political Economy of Globalization

  17. AH 273 Introduction to the History of Photography

General Electives sufficient to give a total of 120 credits.

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Accreditation

John Cabot University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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