Bachelor of ArtsCommunication


Become an expert in communication and communication technology.

Interested in the rich field of communication? At Bellarmine, our courses blend class work with hands-on application and field experiences to teach new communication technologies as well as the many facets of human communication: interpersonal, intercultural, mediated and group.

In addition to offering a rich and exciting curriculum inside the classroom, the Communication Department is home to Bellarmine Radio, Knight's Media Network, NEXU Student Agency, a media production suite and a lively sports-broadcasting YouTube channel that covers BU athletics.

Why study communication at Bellarmine?

Bellarmine communication students take advantage of Louisville’s business, journalism and communication landscape for networking, guest speakers and internships from across the industry. Our students enjoy many opportunities for active learning, whether in a Mac lab, a production suite or on location at one of many top internship sites. If you want to study in an industry that never sleeps, then find your passion with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

Choose from these undergraduate areas of study:

  • Graphic and Digital Design
  • Sports Broadcasting and Television/Radio Production
  • Journalism and New Media Writing
  • Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing

Five Year Programs

Thanks to Bellarmine’s Early Entry Dual Enrollment programs, you can earn your bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in just five years. A master’s degree on top of a Bellarmine bachelor’s degree can position you to put your career on the fast track early. Here’s how it works: If you meet admission requirements, you’ll work with your adviser to develop your five-year plan. Most students begin taking master’s level courses in their senior year. Master’s level courses typically replace free elective credits. Master’s level programs in communication include the Master of Arts in Communication and the Master of Science in Digital Media.


Bellarmine University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctorate degrees.

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