Communication Studies

Communication Studies Concentration, 2501, A.S. Transfer

This program is designed to be an introduction to the academic field of Communication Studies.  Communication Studies faculty work with students to prepare them for work in sales, non-profit organizations, human resources, corporate training programs, government agencies, and healthcare industries.  This program will prepare students to transfer to a four year institution.  Students leaving this program will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills, problem-solving, leadership, and be able to think logically, critically and conceptually.

 

What do communication studies graduates do?  Graduates pursue careers in sales, retail management, human resources, non-profit organizations, corporate training programs, healthcare industry, business, and government agencies. Graduates emerge from the program skilled in the areas of leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving, oral communication, and will be efficient consumers of oral, written, and mediated messages.

 

What do Communication Studies graduates do? 

20 Careers for Communication Studies Majors:

 

Corporate Training

Social Media Coordinator

Work in Human Resources

Work in Marketing

Work in Advertising

Work in Government

Work in Fundraising

Work at Hospital

Work at School or College

Try Going Freelance

Customer Service

Work as a Journalist at Newspaper/Magazine

Work in Radio

Work for Sports Team

Work in Entertainment Industry (Comedian, Talk Show Host)

Professional Speaker (Toastmaster)

Agent for PR firm

Press Agent

Publicist

Management

 

According to Forbes Magazine, Sam Kirk, founder of Youth About Business, states: “The number one weakness corporate America said they faced with incoming talent was the inability to effectively communicate on a professional level.”

 

 

Speech Competition Scholarship

Communication Careers 

Online Communication Programs

Communication Scholarships

Communication Club

 

Contact:
MaryAnn Seward, Ph.D., Chair 
MSeward@vinu.edu
812-888-4378 
 

 

 

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