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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, majors develop a strong set of marketable skills.

Conference Opportunities

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

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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Online Information Sessions to learn more about

Join Florida Southern College admissions for our admissions information sessions. Learn more about what makes FSC special, our academic opportunities, involvement, community life, and the admissions application process. Following our information session, please stick around for our live chat session to make sure your questions are answered too.

Online Info Session

March 31
4:00 PM EST

Counselor Presenting: Anna Hopkins

Online Info Session

April 1
1:00 PM EST

Counselor Presenting: Shari Brown

Online Info Session

April 2
4:00 PM EST

Counselor Presenting: Lily Weaver

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Internship Opportunities

From internships in Washington, DC to the Polk County Public Defender’s Office, to the Republican National Convention, our majors not only observe, but also take part in the processes that shape our society.

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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.

Political Communication Program Contact

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

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Dr. Cara Mackie

Chair of Communication
863.680.3863

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