Foreign Language and Communication Media (American University)

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    American University

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    USD 55,899

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Program Description

The BA program in Foreign Language and Communication Media is a joint degree offered by the school of communications and the department of world languages and cultures at American University. The program is ideal for students interested in communications-related careers in foreign countries or in which foreign communication is required.

The program includes basic communications studies, a linguistics course, and three cultural classes of the student’s choice. In addition, students must complete 18 credit hours of upper-division foreign language instruction in a language of their choice other than their native language. Completion of the program also includes one of four specializations from which students can choose: print or broadcast journalism, public relations, or film and media arts.

Admission to this program at American University requires a 2.50 GPA and approval of either the school of communication or the department of world languages. It takes approximately four years to complete the 120 credit hours required for graduation.

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American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...

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