English & Communication Department

The Department of English and Communication at UC Blue Ash offers courses in preparatory reading and writing, English composition, literature, creative writing, journalism, and a variety of courses in Communication, including public speaking, persuasion, interpersonal communication, and nonverbal intercultural communication.

Courses from the English Composition sequence and Effective Public Speaking are requirements for most programs at UCBA. Literature and communication courses at the 2000 level meet the general education requirements of transfer programs.

Academic Programs

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The Communication program offers the first two years of college-level courses, allowing a student to transfer to McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) as a communication major. 


The Associate of Arts degree in English provides students with a solid foundation in literary studies and creative writing as part of a compre­hensive general education.

Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts program is designed for students who want to start their education at UCBA, but complete their BA or BS from UC's McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S).

Faculty Spotlights

Each month the English & Communication Department will recognize the achievements of department faculty members. There are so many great things happening in the English & Communication department that you should know about!

Shaorong Huang

Resources and Opportunities

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Writing and Study Skills Center

The Writing and Study Skills Center at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College seeks to help UCBA students improve their reading, writing, and study skills and to promote diverse literacies and lifelong learning.

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Study Abroad in Great Britain

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime! Spend a thrilling month in Great Britain, studying literary and cinematic representations of England, India, and Empire.

Contact Information

English & Communication Department
Progress Hall • Room 120B
Program Coordinator

Phone: (513) 745-5645
Email: Amber.Kuftic@uc.edu