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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.

Top Reasons to choose Political Communication at florida southern college

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.

Networking

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.

Study the philosophy and institutions of government

In POS 2500 Law and the Courts, you’ll focus on reviewing and integrating the topics of the law and legal systems into the US, discussing procedures and behavior patterns within that system, and examining the impact of our legal system.

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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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Featured Political Communication Faculty

Dr. Bruce Anderson
- Associate Professor of Political Science

To involve students in every possible way. I'm a firm believer in engaged learning, and my classes reflect that - I understand the value of theory, but theory without application is an empty exercise. I feel successful when my students are in motion, working in the field, preparing for employment, graduate school, and law school. Solid preparation for life after college is crucial to how and what I teach.

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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 Young Republicans and the College Democrats.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BA
  • BS

First-Years

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

Transfers

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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Political Communication Program Contact

Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

Dr. Cara Mackie

Chair of Communication
863.680.3863

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