Minor in Communication

Students may minor in Communication.

Specialization Description 

The minor in Communication offers skill development in professional writing, presentation and public speaking. The minor consists of at least 15 sh of communication arts courses. To fulfill the requirements for the minor, a student must complete 15 sh of the required courses in a program of study (i.e., advertising, journalism, communication, public relations, telecommunication and film). Communication Arts majors may not earn this minor.  Students take classes from professionals with years of industry experience as well as faculty with doctoral degrees who provide a theoretical underpinning to student coursework. 


Department Contact

Joyce Southard, Advisor 
Department of Communication
University of West Florida, Building 36/131

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Alumni Feature

Mary Beth Barrows 

Alumna Mary Beth Barrows' passion for Pensacola is rooted strong and deep in the University of West Florida. She counts treasured communication with faculty members and hands-on group projects to her most memorable and valuable moments at UWF while obtaining a bachelor's degree in communication arts.

"I really enjoyed the projects that many of the professors had us do, as they were helpful in preparing me for real life public speaking, teamwork and crisis issues in Northwest Florida such as the BP oil spill, hurricanes, floods, as well as other ... Read more