Students majoring in Intercultural Communication will develop skills in social media, digital media, language, and the arts to effectively communicate across cultures and in various career contexts.
The Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Communication is designed to be completed in four years (full-time). The first two years will introduce basic communication studies theory and practice, along with initial coursework in understanding diversity. The final two years, through research and focus on particular cultural phenomena, allows the student to develop more specific goals and plans in order to engage the culture in a way meaningful to him or her.
Key elements of the program include:
- Explain how communication gives meaning to all human behavior.
- Practice mindfulness and perspective-taking in contexts of diversity.
- Identify as a professional communicator and conduct oneself accordingly.
- Apply ethical principles to guide professional communications practice.
- Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.
- Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
- Increase knowledge and perspective through an interdisciplinary approach to communication studies.
- Respond to contexts that shape practice.
- Contribute effective communications expertise to a variety of settings (interpersonal, group, organizational, public) through a variety of media: interpersonal, written, oral, electronic, mass.
The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Intercultural Communication is a four-year program consisting of 120 credit-hour course of study, including at least 51 General Education Core Curriculum Credits, 21 Biblical/Theological Studies Credits, and 48 Department Credits.
Financial Policies and Procedures
Pillar College is committed to providing an excellent cost-effective education for its students. Tuition and fee rates, payable each semester, are set annually according to economic conditions within the college and industry standards.
Annual Full Time Student Tuition (Domestic)
Annual Full Time Student Tuition (International)
Block Rate (12-17 credits per semester)
Per credit rate (11 or less; 18 or more credits per semester); all Online and Independent Study Courses are charged at per credit rate
Audit rate per credit
Dual Enrollment (DEED) program per course (not per credit), taken at Pillar College
Note: For International Students Tuition Rates please see the International Student Admissions page.
Note: For the LEAD program, tuition is determined at the cohort start date and remains the same for the duration of that program. Courses taken outside of the LEAD program are charged at then current tuition rates. Enrollment in a LEAD term financially obligates the student for the entire four class semester. General Semester Fees. All Fees are non-refundable.
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