"What Can I Do With a Major in...Communication?"
Why Major in Communication?
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to demonstrate all of the following:
- Communication Studies focuses on the understanding, application and creation of messages.
- The Communication Studies graduate will be well-prepared to succeed in personal and professional life due to their ability to analyze, critically apply, interpret, and critique key communication theories, and demonstrate proficiency in research methods/approaches and practical applications.
- Graduates will have an appreciation of Communication Consultancy, Social Influence and Media, and/or Relational concentration areas.
Related Career Titles
|Account Coordinator||Government Manager|
|Account Executive||Government Mediator|
|Actor||Government Relations Specialist|
|Advertising Executive||Group Facilitator|
|Alumni Relations Coordinator||Human Resources Manager|
|Alumni Relations Director||Intercultural Communications Specialist|
|Announcer||Investor Relations Practitioner|
|Arbitrator||Investor Relations Specialist|
|Business Development Manager||Market Research Manager|
|Civic Affairs Representative||Media Buyer|
|Communication Consultant||Media Director|
|Communications Specialist||Media Planner|
|Community Affairs Coordinator||Mediator|
|Community Liaison||News Editor|
|Community Relations Specialist||Patient Advocate|
|Company Spokesperson||Press Secretary|
|Consumer Advocate||Promotion Manager|
|Consumer Affairs Specialist||Promotional Campaign Manager|
|Copy Editor||Public Information Officer|
|Corporate Communications Director||Publicist|
|Director of Corporate||Special Events Director|
|Director of Development||Speech Writer|
|Disc Jockey||Staff Writer|
|Educational Affairs Director||Story Editor|
|Employee Publications Specialist||Teacher|
|Employee Training Director||Technical Writer|
|Film Productionist||Volunteer Coordinator|
Related Job Listings/Job Search Website
The American Communication Association
Association for Business Communication
International Association of Business Communicators
International Association of Business Communicators (UCM)
International Speech Communication Association
Lambda Pi Eta (UCM)
National Communication Association
Phi Beta Lambda (UCM)
Phi Kappa Delta (UCM)
Students in Free Enterprise (UCM)
Four-Year Academic Plan
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