Communication Studies

minor

Effective communication skills at the personal and professional levels are essential prerequisites for success in today's world. The Communication Studies minor provides an interdisciplinary forum for the study of communication and the opportunity for students to add indispensable tools to their educational program.

About this Program

Center Information

The William and Grace Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication assists in preparing University of Florida students to speak and write effectively using the major conventions governing the presentation of knowledge in their chosen disciplines. Additionally, the students gain an understanding of the importance of communicating information from within their discipline to general audiences.
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Email | 352.392.5421 (tel) | 352.392.5420 (fax)

P.O. Box 112032
402 ROLFS HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-2032
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 Curriculum

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

No more than three credits of SPC 4905, SPC 2594, or RTV 3405 may substitute for a 3000-level course.

Required Courses

Select two:6
Introduction to Communication Studies
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Introduction to Public Speaking
COM or SPC course within the Dial Center 13
COM or SPC courses within the Dial Center (3000/4000 level) 19
Total Credits18