Communication Studies Programs at Rollins

Learn more about the major and minor offered by the Department of Communication.

Communication Studies

Providing students with the tools to understand how communication functions, how we use it to create meaning, and how to interpret the messages we receive.

Overview

Communication Studies focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The field promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication. Our mission is to produce well-rounded communicators who are capable of speaking and listening effectively, thinking critically, and writing clearly.

Major

Majors select a concentration of specialization in one of three critical areas:

  • Organizational Communication and Leadership
  • Public Relations
  • Health Communication

The Communication Studies major requires twelve (12) courses—eight (8) core courses and four (4) concentration courses.

College Catalogue listing for Communication 
Communication Major/Minor Maps

Minor

The minor in Communication Studies consists of the following courses: COM 110, COM 220, COM 306, COM 395, and any two elective courses selected from the list of Concentration courses.

College Catalogue listing for Communication 
Communication Major/Minor Maps

Department of Communication
Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue - 2777
Winter Park, FL 32789
T. 407.646.2337
sllewis@rollins.edu