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Bachelor of Science in Communication

Bachelor of Science in Communication online degree at the University of Louisville Onlin

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Admission Requirements

Students ready to apply for admission to UofL must:

Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Communication degree requires a minimum GPA of 2.5. The Bachelor of Science in Communication program requires 12 additional hours in communication and requires fewer foreign language hours than the Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

The additional requirements in communication include a) taking an additional course in public speaking -- Comm 302 or Comm 319; b) taking a course in media writing (i.e., Comm 320, Comm 323, Comm 345 or Comm 348 in addition to the two WR courses required for general education requirements; c) completing an internship (Comm 317); and taking an additional level 300 level or above communication elective.

Credentials should be mailed to:
Office of Admissions, Dept AO
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
United States of America

Applications received at least six weeks prior to the beginning of a term will be given priority.

Preferred Application Deadlines

  • Fall Term: Apply by August 1
  • Spring Term: Apply by December 1
  • Summer Term: Apply by April 1

Note: Applicants are encouraged to work on and submit their complete application well in advance of the preferred deadline, as obtaining transcripts, test scores and other materials may take more time. Applications submitted or completed after the preferred deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis for the next available start/term.

For more information on the admission and application process, please contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email, online@louisville.edu


Credit Transfer

UofL offers all general education requirements online. You may transfer credits from any regionally accredited university to fulfill these requirements. Students who have been enrolled at a KCTCS school and have fulfilled all general education requirements can have them transferred in their entirety and may begin immediately with online upper level coursework at UofL.

If you have questions about transferring credit, contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email, online@louisville.edu.


If you live outside of the United States and intend to complete an online academic program from your home country, be sure to view special requirements for international students.

For more information on the admission and application process, please contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email, online@louisville.edu.


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