Communicate effectively across diverse populations and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be a competent leader.
This versatile degree will develop your speaking and writing skills while providing the ideal preparation for careers that involve human relations related to interpersonal and organizational communication.
Relationships with professors extend beyond the classroom and beyond graduation. We continue to provide graduates with professional and career guidance.
Students have the opportunity to present at state and national conferences to share campaigns and network with industry professionals.
With an on campus television station, newspaper, and social media experience, you can put your theories to practice in a real-world, hands-on environment.
The degree requires either a semester-long internship or senior thesis, which can be used as a writing sample for graduate applications.
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In COM 2270 Intercultural Communication , you’ll learn how communication and culture create a unique relationship based on beliefs, values, behaviors, and norms. Balancing concepts and theories of intercultural communication, this course will enhance your effectiveness as a communicator and as citizen of the global community.
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At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.
In the classroom, I not only teach theories of human communication, but also help students become better communicators. I start my courses by stating, 'It will take hard work to succeed, but I am working just as hard to be there for you. We build these ideas together. You will be great.' Students leave my class with a better understanding of themselves and with confidence to succeed in various forms of interpersonal relationships.
Interpersonal Communication is more than just an academic field. It’s a series of life lessons that applies to all facets of your college experience.
Megan Getter, Class of 2012
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.
Along with active professional organizations such as the Florida Public Relations Association, the American Advertising Federation, and the National Broadcasting Society, you can join our forensic team, our competitive speech and debate program, and Pi Kappa Delta, the oldest honorary speech and debate organization in the nation.
Due to challenges associated with the pandemic, we have waived the requirement to submit a recommendation letter.
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