College of Communication and Information

Communication

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Program Summary

Spring 2021
Application Dates: 12/15/2021
Start Dates: 01/25/2021
Summer 2021
Application Dates: 04/15/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
Credits and Cost
Credits required: 120
Cost per credit: $607.00

Schyler Simpson

Director of Recruitment and Retention

Department of Communication, College of Communication and Information

College of Communication and Information

263 Blazer Dining

343 S Martin Luther King Blvd

859-257-3621

  • BA
  • BS
Pursue your Communication major with a focus in Human Communication. This degree provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design, manage, and evaluate communication processes involving individuals, groups, and the public. Graduates develop strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills as well as an advanced ability to analyze and critique messages, behaviors, and media. 

Program Summary

Spring 2021
Application Dates: 12/15/2021
Start Dates: 01/25/2021
Summer 2021
Application Dates: 04/15/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
Credits and Cost
Credits required: 120
Cost per credit: $607.00

Hone Your Communication Skills 

Designed for the student who has already completed some coursework and needs a flexible schedule to graduate, the online degree program in communication will help students develop communication skills for careers across various contexts. Career opportunities in Communication include:

• Communication Manager          • Campaign Developer
• Operations Manager                   • Media Research
• Communication Analyst              • Project Manager
• Public Information Officer.          • Volunteer Coordinator

This program builds on your existing coursework at UK and/or other accredited institutions. You are eligible for admission if you have earned at least 60 credit hours toward your degree.
You may earn a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts, depending on your previous coursework. UK core requirements can be completed online or at your local community college.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Students with previous UK credits are eligible to apply to the online program after being out of the university for at least one (1) year.

Degree Requirements

• 120 Credit Hours
(EXCLUDES: KHP service courses, EXP courses, and remedial courses)
     - Complete all UK Core requirements, Graduation Writing, BA or BS requirements, and
       one statistics course
     - 42 Hours at the 300 level or above

• 2.00 cumulative GPA and 2.00 major GPA required to graduate


Pre-Major Requirements -- 15 Hours

• COM 101: Introduction to Communications
• CIS/WRD 110: Composition and Communication I
• CIS/WRD 111: Composition and Communication II
• COM 252: Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
• COM 249 -- Mass Media and Mass Culture

Major Requirements -- 21 Hours 
• Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (COM 326 or 351)
• 9 hours COM 325+ level
• 9 hours COM 400+ level

Cognate -- 15 Hours
• 15 hours at 300+ level outside COM major


Contact

Schyler Simpson

Director of Recruitment and Retention

Department of Communication, College of Communication and Information

College of Communication and Information

263 Blazer Dining

343 S Martin Luther King Blvd

859-257-3621

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.