Communication occurs all around us. It is the
process of relaying messages across any
In an educational sense, Communications is
the study of the different means people use
to communicate with each other.
Communications majors can perform in a wide
variety of job settings including:
as well as many others!
While business will always be a recession-proof
degree, and can help you attain a successful
job, it is not the ONLY major that can help you
Your child can minor in something
tactile like business or accounting, and
combining communications with that will make
them bulletproof in the future job industry.
Currently at Salisbury University there are four
bachelor programs for the Communication Arts
By choosing a track that best accommodates your interests
in Communication and the type that best accompanies
the career you wish to pursue, you are better enhancing
your chances of attaining a job in that field.
People who major in Communications have
better understanding of the following key
-relational skills (conflict management, group/team work, etc.)
-critical thinking skills (problem solving)
-writing skills (press releases, ad campaigns)
-computer skills (communicating effectively via technology)
-and many more!
Your child is more employable thanks to their major!
Communications is necessary.
While some may view Communications a
people just writing words and communicating
the ideas of a company, it is SO much more.
Communications is the embodiment
of change and influence.
“Communications is the most useful major because
not only does it provide a way for young people to
make in impact worldwide, but also to make an
impact in their everyday lives. They learn to
decipher the messages that advertising puts out
and shields them against false, negative images.
They may be jaded, but at least they are not
easily manipulated. Armed with such knowledge,
communication majors are not easily fooled by
distorted stories and biased presentations.”
(Tolentino, Sally. www.ezinearticles.com)
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