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Political Communication

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Interested in politics and communication?

Study political processes both in the U.S. and internationally while also learning how to effectively communicate within the world of politics.

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Top Reasons

You won’t find the usual lecture approach. Instead, most classes incorporate project work, in-class discussion and debate, guest speakers, video, and interactive strategies.

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Washington Center

Florida Southern College is the only private institution of higher education in the state of Florida to affiliate with The Washington Center.

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Great Pre-Law Major

With exposure to social science research methods, journalism practices, speech writing, and debate experience, majors develop a strong set of marketable skills.

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Conference Opportunities

Project courses provide numerous opportunities for in-depth research. Our majors present their work at professional conferences across the country.

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Program Contact

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Dr. Alex Ortiz

Chair of Communication
863.680.3863

Goes great with a minor in Pre-Law Studies

Florida Southern gives you a solid foundation and practical experience in the law and our legal system.

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Course Information

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Internships Opportunities

From internships in Washington, DC to the Polk County Public Defender’s Office, to the Republican National Convention, our majors not only observe, but also take part in the processes that shape our society.

Clubs and Organizations

Political Science sponsors Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honorary. We also have a Student Advisory Board, which provides student feedback regarding the major. Many of our majors are involved with the Young Republicans and the College Democrats.

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