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Communication:
Interpersonal and Organizational Communication

Interpersonal and organizational communication teaches cutting-edge, dynamic communication methods.

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.

Top Reasons to choose Communication:
Interpersonal and Organizational Communication at florida southern college

Go Beyond

Relationships with professors extend beyond the classroom and beyond graduation. We continue to provide graduates with professional and career guidance.

Conference Opport­un­it­ies

Students have the opportunity to present at state and national conferences to share campaigns and network with industry professionals.

Engaged Learning

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.

Graduate School Head Start

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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Meet our Mocs

AndrewPaul McIntosh

The thing that I cherish most about my time at FSC is the people that I've met: professors, past and present peers, and the myriad of folks that help keep FSC running!

Jessie Praley

The Communication Department’s community feel and closeness makes me feel like it’s our own family. Especially since I am an out of state student, it made me feel right and home. They have encouraged me and pointed me towards what I want to do in life.

Kelsey Elmhorst

I love the professors that I have, they are always more than willing to help inside and outside of the classroom.

Alicia Tracey

My favorite thing about my majors are how hands on and interactive they are. As a double major in Communications and Spanish, I am able to use my interpersonal skills that I have learned in both majors to communicate effectively in my professional internship with the City of Lakeland.

Communicate With the World

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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Schedule a campus tour or take our video tour of one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. Participate in our daily online Admission Info Session or a MocTalk webinar to learn more about Florida Southern.

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Save Time with a 4+1 MBA

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.

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Featured Communication Faculty

Dr. Cara Mackie
- Communication Department Chair

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.

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Moc Quotes

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

Clubs and More

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.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BA
  • BS
  • Minor

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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Communication:
Interpersonal and Organizational Communication
Program Contact

Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

Dr. Cara Mackie

Chair of Communication Department
863.680.3863

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