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Bachelor of Science in Communication


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Adult undergraduate education at Florida Southern College encourages the mastery of dynamic communication methods and practical theories that are applicable to real life experiences.

Communication is an important tool utilized in all areas of life. This versatile degree will improve speaking and writing skills, providing the ideal preparation for careers that involve human relations related to Interpersonal & Organizational Communication. Florida Southern College faculty work one-on-one with their students outside of the classroom, advising them through their college experience, as well as mentoring them in other career related activities.

WHY CHOOSE FSC FOR Communication

Network with professionals

Our esteemed faculty are members of professional organizations and draw from their extensive research in communication. Network with industry leading communication professionals.

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Faculty mentor student projects dealing with mediation, organizational consulting, conflict management, leadership training, human resources, and the role of communication in interpersonal and organizational contexts.

Student to faculty ratio of 13:1

Classes are personalized with an average student to faculty ratio of 13:1.

Full-time students can complete up to 48 credit hours per year

Our program offers accelerated, seven-week terms that enable full time students to complete 48 credit hours a year.

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Hannah Baron
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Program outcome goals for Communication students

  • Understand communication theories and integrate them into your own real-world work and life situations.
  • Build relationships with local organizations to help you make connections in your area of study.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to be a competent leader.
  • Learn methods to conduct extensive research, creating a case study that is applicable to your own interests and/or workplace setting. 
  • Communicate effectively across diverse populations.

Graduate & Professional Opportunities

A degree in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication from FSC prepares you for further studies in graduate programs that emphasize Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Health Communication, International and Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Legal Communication, Organizational Communication, Performance Studies, Political Communication, Public Address, Public Relations, and Rhetorical Criticism.

Our graduates are also prepared for professional degree programs such as law and theological studies and graduate programs such as anthropology, business, criminology, education, english, mass communication, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, social work, sociology, theater arts, urban studies, and women’s studies.

Departmental Clubs & Organizations

Students have an opportunity to join local organizations, connecting them to professionals throughout the nation.

Active professional organizations include the Florida Public Relations Association, the American Advertising Federation, and the National Broadcasting Society.

Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Honor Society, promotes leadership in the field of communication through volunteering in the community and in leadership workshops offered on campus.

Communication Program Cost for 2016-2017**

Tuition per credit hour $310
8 credit hours (average) $2,480
Technology Fee* $50

* Technology Fees for the School of Arts and Sciences: $25 for up to 4 credit hours, $50 for 5-8 credit hours, $100 for 9 or more credit hours

** Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.