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Communication BA - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 06.01 COMMUNICATIONS- GENERAL, CIP: 09.0101 Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric)

Department of Communication

359 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1060

Mark G. Frank
Chair

Lance Rintamaki
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Azita Safaie
Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Vivian M. Williams
Director of Internships

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Becoming a Communication BA Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores, if applicable. UB supports SUNY’s decision to temporarily suspend SAT and ACT requirements for admissions for the 2021-22 academic year. This temporary change of admissions eligibility requirements applies to the spring 2021, fall 2021 and spring 2022 cycles. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

Students interested in the Communication degree program begin with advisement from the College of Arts and Sciences in order to fulfill program pre-requisites. Please go to the College of Arts & Sciences Student Advisement & Services, located in 275 Park Hall (716-645-6883).

Transfer Admission to the Program

Transfer students for the Communication degree program begin with advisement from the College of Arts and Sciences in order to ensure program pre-requisites have been fulfilled. Please go to the College of Arts & Sciences Student Advisement & Services, located in 275 Park Hall (716-645-6883).

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

If you would like to switch your academic plan to the Communication degree program, or wish to pursue Communication as a dual or joint major, the Department of Communication welcomes you. Please go to the College of Arts & Sciences Student Advisement & Services, located in 275 Park Hall (716-645-6883).

 
Published: Sep 17, 2021 14:39:54