The Telecommunication specialization teaches students the art and craft of television, radio, and production.

Concentration Description 

Students taking classes in Telecommunication and Film experience a wide variety of coursework including television direction, radio production, writing, and broadcast management. The proliferation of telecommunication outlets has resulted in job opportunities that did not exist two decades ago. Students take part in hands-on learning including a practicum in television news. Students wishing to pursue on-camera work in the television industry are encouraged to join their fellow students in Telecommunication and Film.     

Department Contact

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

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Editing suite opens for University of West Florida Department of Communication

The UWF Department of Communication has taken a step toward growth with the addition of a new editing suite. The suite is specialized toward video editing for TV production classes and UWF Argo News.

Erica Dukes, a communication major focusing on telecommunications stated, “The new editing bay is an excellent way to get to know, help, and learn from your peers. I can see with this editing bay that the major will be able to grow more.”

Read more about this new addition to the department of communications.