2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Intercultural Communication Minor

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. 

Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • 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.

Prerequisite 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
  • Credit Hours:
  • COM 4970H Honors Undergraduate Thesis
  • 3 hours of approved NSCM study abroad courses

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

​Total Semester Hours Required

Other Requirements

  • 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.)