Florida Southern College’s Department of Communication encourages the mastery of dynamic communication methods and practical theories that are applicable to real life experiences.
WHY CHOOSE FSC FOR Interpersonal and Organizational Communication
- Our esteemed faculty are members of professional organizations and draw from their extensive research in communication.
- 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.
- Classes are personalized with an average student to faculty ratio of 13:1.
- Scheduling is flexible and convenient for the non-traditional adult professional.
- Accelerated, seven-week academic terms enable full-time students to complete up to 48 credit hours per year.
- Network with industry leading communication professionals.
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. FSC 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.
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.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
There are numerous sources for scholarships related to FSC’s communications degrees. Full-time status is required for most scholarships. This is just a partial list of websites that offer information on scholarships: