May 18, 2021
College of Sciences
Nicholson School of Communication and Media
UnionWest at Creative Village (UWCV), 200
Professor & Program Coordinator: Harry Weger
Nicholson Academic Student Services Center (NASSC):
The Intercultural Communication Minor is designed to provide students with understanding of key patterns of cultural values and communication behaviors, develop competence in communicating across cultural boundaries, and introduce students to ethical issues in intercultural communication through a study abroad or study local focus.
- A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.
- Lower division courses taken at Florida College System institutions do not substitute for upper division courses.
- Some courses for this minor will have prerequisites completed as a part of a student’s GEP requirement, as general electives, or a student can enroll into courses with consent of instructor.
Specialization A: Study Abroad (12 hours)
Complete 9 hours of approved NSCM study abroad courses and an additional 3 hours of international-focused coursework from the following. The remaining 3 hours can also be completed with an additional, approved NSCM study abroad course.
Specialization B: Study Local (12 hours)
Choose from the following (3 hours)
- COM 4903H Honors Directed Reading I
- COM 4912 Research
- COM 4941 Domestic Internship
- COM 4945 - Domestic Practicum Credit Hours:
- COM 4970H Honors Undergraduate Thesis
- 3 hours of approved NSCM study abroad courses
Choose from the following (9 hours)
No more than 6 hours can be taken from the same department.
Foreign Language Requirements
Total Semester Hours Required
- Courses taken as part of a UCF Nicholson School of Communication and Media international program, will be reviewed for appropriateness by the faculty. Additional information may be required by the faculty to determine the appropriateness of the course taken.
- No more than six credit hours from the Intercultural Communication minor may be shared among other NSCM programs. (Note: The myKnight Audit cannot capture overlapping courses between two or more programs; therefore, students should have their program reviewed by the School before filing for graduation.)