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.
Combining theoretical instruction with intensive hands-on professional training, 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.
In addition to the above requirements, seven courses from COM, CMS, or JRN. Courses other than COM or CMS that are related to the major may be used as major electives upon approval by the Department Chair.
General Electives sufficient to give a total of 120 credits.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
No course may be used to satisfy more than one General Distribution Requirement.
Applicants whose language of instruction is not English must demonstrate sufficient preparation in the English language.
Standardized test scores, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are useful in assessing a students language capability. A minimum score of 563 on the paper based TOEFL, 223 on the computer based TOEFL exam, or 85 on the TOEFL iBT exam or a score of 6.5 on the IELTS is required. John Cabot University offers an internal English Language Placement Test which may be taken by students in place of the TOEFL or IELTS.
John Cabot University has a long tradition of welcoming transfer students who want the international liberal arts education we offer. Our students come from 55 different countries, including Italy and the United States, enriching classroom discussions and the vibrancy of our community.
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As part of our commitment to provide affordable university education for qualified and talented students, John Cabot University offers degree-seeking students (first-year and transfer students) many merit-based scholarships and financial assistance grants. Students who are awarded scholarships and grants will be notified after they are accepted to the University.
Your JCU scholarship will be automatically renewed each and every year you attend JCU if you maintain the required minimum GPA and academic progress as specified in your scholarship.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test if you come from a non-English speaking country.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.More information on IELTS
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