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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Cook College Programs of Study Communication 192 Entry Requirements for the Major  

Entry Requirements for the Major

The Department of Communication faculty seeks highly motivated students and encourages applications from a diverse student population. Admission to the major program is competitive, and students should be advised that meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance.

Minimum requirements include the following: a grade- point average of 2.0 or higher; a combined average of C+ (2.5) in 04:189: 101 Introduction to Communication and Information Systems and Processes and 102 Introduction to Media Systems and Processes or 103 Information Technology and Informatics, with no grade below C; a grade of Cor higher in expository writing (or equivalent for transfer students); and a well-written personal statement.

The admissions committee seeks the following when reviewing student essays: (1) a persuasive statement of purpose, (2) an understanding of issues in communication, (3) strong written communication skills, and (4) evidence that the student will contribute to the community of learners in the Department of Communication.

Applications are available on the department's web site (http://scils.rutgers.edu)and are due by the close of business on October 1 for spring term admission or February 15 for fall term admission. Students are advised to consult the department's handbook, web site, and bulletin boards for up-to-date information regarding admissions procedures.


 
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