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Political Communication

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.

Top Reasons

Washington Center

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

Great Pre-Law Major

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

Conference Opportunities

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


Our faculty are professionally connected and actively engaged outside of academia. This rigorous commitment to service outside of Florida Southern College offers a unique opportunity for Communication Students to access valuable networking opportunities.
R. Bruce Anderson, Ph.D.

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R. Bruce Anderson

It must be current, it must be relevant, and it must be useful. The student centered approach, through experiential learning, in the only approach that properly prepares future leaders for the leadership they will assume in our world

Clubs And More

Political Communication 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 College Republicans and the College Democrats.

Program Details




Admission Requirements


All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:


Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Program Contact

Cara T. Mackie Cara T. Mackie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication

Department Chair

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