Frequently Asked Questions
How large is the Communication Department? We have
more than 150 majors, which makes it the third largest major in the
Are there separate application requirements for the
Communication Department? Our department does not have a
special application procedure. You would declare a communication
major through the registrarís office.
What kind of facilities do you have in the department?
We have a television broadcast studio, two Mac computer labs
equipped with the latest design and editing software, mini-DV
cameras and digital SLR cameras.
Are courses taught primarily by faculty or graduate students?
None of our courses are taught by graduate students.
Are there scholarships available through the department?
We have many scholarships available for talent and merit. The
Communication Faculty usually awards its more-promising students
these scholarships to reward them for their hard work. Additionally,
editorial staff members of the campus newspaper,
The Southern, get paid
for their efforts.
What can you do with a Communication Major? A degree
in communication can offer various jobs such as public information
officer, event planner, media liaison, political consultant, lawyer,
print journalist, broadcast journalist, TV producer or director,
newspaper editor, online media director, advertising executive,
market research, speech writer.
What is the relationship between the professors and students?
Faculty members in our department consider their students and alumni
to be family. Students can be reassured they arenít just a number.
At least one faculty member, if not all, know each student
Click here to read what our alumni have to say about their
experiences at Florida Southern College
To learn more about the communication program, contact Dr.
Christopher Fenner, Assistant Professor of Communication and
Department Program Coordinator at 863-680-4158 or e-mail