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Bachelor of Science in Communication

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.

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Apply today to start next term on Monday, March 13, 2017

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

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Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work

If less than 25 credit hours have been earned from a regionally accredited college or university, official high school transcripts and ACT or SAT testing are also required.

Flexible Delivery Options

Scheduling of classes is flexible. Mix and match delivery types to maximize your schedule as needed.

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Networking

Our esteemed faculty are members of professional organizations and draw from their extensive research in communication. Network with industry leading communication professionals.

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Accelerated Learning

Our seven-week terms enable full time students to complete 48 credit hours a year.

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Mentoring

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.

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Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees Cost
Tuition per credit hour $310
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled $25 to $100

Curriculum

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
A. General Education Requirements 40 hours
B. Major Requirements 40 hours
COM 1500 Fundamentals of Speech
COM 2250 Interpersonal Communication
COM 2260 Small Group Communication OR
COM 3200 Persuasion
COM 2270 Intercultural Communication
COM 3210 Organizational Communication
COM 3900 Special Topics in Communication
COM 4550 Communication Research
COM 4500 Communication Law and Ethics OR
COM 4999 Speech and Mass Communication Theory
COM 4900 Senior Thesis
  One of the following courses:
COM 3955 Professional Development for Communication Careers AND
COM 4960/1 Communication Internship
COM 4900 OR Senior Thesis
C. Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements 12 hours
D. Electives 32 hours
E. Total 124 hours