MacEwan University

Bachelor of Communication Studies - Professional Communications

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Program Information

School:MacEwan University
Faculty:Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications
Field of Study:Communication, General
Description:The Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) provides you with the core skills of effective communication, combined with career specialization in one of two majors: professional communication or journalism. The courses in the majors offer depth and rigour, supported by a liberal arts framework and electives that provide breadth, specialization and choice.

The major in professional communication offers the opportunity for specialization in editing and publishing, strategic communications, or technical communications.
URL:Bachelor of Communication Studies - Professional Communications at MacEwan University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,212

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1; and Four subjects from Group A, B, C, or D. Applicants are strongly encouraged to present a broad range of subjects in order to benefit from the breadth of learning and to increase flexibility of future program and course choices. A maximum of two Group B subjects may be presented; they must be from different disciplines. A maximum of one Group D subject may be presented. Group D subjects used for admission must be 5-credit or any credit combination of at least 5 credits (e.g., two 3-credit subjects). Applicants with nine or more post-secondary credits must also present a minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 11, 2017