Communications Department Second largest department on campus Students focus on 1 of 4 tracks Minimum of 10 CMAT courses All classes are taught in smart classrooms "Communication Arts." Salisbury.edu. 2011. Web. 15 May 2012. <http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/>.
Prerequisites for CMAT CMAT 101 CMAT 1022011. Salisbury University. 15 May 2012.<http://www.salisbury.edu/checklists/2011%20Checklists/2011%20Fulton/CMATBA%202011-2012.pdf>
Tracks Human Communication Studies Journalism/ Public Relations Media Productions Media Studies Salisbury University. "Communication Arts." Salisbury University -. 2011. Web. 15 May 2012. <http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/programs.html>.
Human Communications Studies Emphasis in: Interpersonal Communication Theory Organizational communication Training and development Human Relations/Human Resources 2 core classes; 5 electives2011. Salisbury University. 15 May 2012.<http://www.salisbury.edu/catalog/10-12/11update/90_131_Fulton.pdf>
Interview with Dr. Lori Dewitt Approx. 75 students Focus of Human Communications track: communication and interaction between humans, as opposed to studying the media. The basics of this track are relationships, communication between cultures, and organizational communication. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Interview with Dr. Lori Dewitt Same degree as the other tracks within the CMAT major. Career areas for Human Communications graduates: Management, Event coordination, HR, and jobs involving communication between people. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Interview with Dr. Lori Dewitt Advise: Talk to alumni of the CMAT major, shadow alumni and people in careers of this area, also realize the impact these classes will have on what careers require after graduating QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Journalism/ Public Relations Prepares students for careers in: Print journalism Corporate and public sector of PR 3 core classes; 4 electives Possible careers: Publisher Copy Editor Reporter Photographer Ad Media Planner2011. Salisbury Univeristy. 15 May 2012.<http://www.salisbury.edu/catalog/10-12/11update/90_131_Fulton.pdf>
Interview with Jennifer Cox Real world experience offered Practicum Theory and Practices QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Professions in Journalism/PR $30,000-$35,000 Public Relations Firm Non Profit Advocate QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Lobbyist Grants Manager in Hospital Online or Print Journalism
Media Productions Prepares students for careers in: New media Broadcast production Performing for the media 4 core classes; 3 electives Possible careers Scriptwriter Agent Producer Reporter Sound Engineer 2011. Salisbury University. 15 May 2012. Anchor Person <http://www.salisbury.edu/catalog/10-12/11update/90_131_Fu lton.pdf>
Media Productions cont.. Classes are held in the new state of the art Integrated Media Center Most technologically advance facility of its kind 3,000 square foot high definition digital video production studio 24 track audio recording studio"Communication Arts." Salisbury.edu. 2011. Web. 15 May 2012.<http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/>.
Interview with David BurnsPh.D Media Production is Advice: Get as much very hands on experience as Track core classes: Audio production possible. Studio production Media writing Professions in Media Productions: TV reporter Film maker Documenter Corporate Video
Media Studies Prepare students for careers in: Mass media management Media criticism Legal aspects in media 3 core classes; 4 electives2011. Salisbury University. 15 May 2012.<http://www.salisbury.edu/catalog/10-12/11update/90_131_Fulton.pdf>
Interview with James BurtonPh. D Media studies has approximately 50 students Concerned with media literacy. Analysis of media texts knowledge of the media industries and the legal parameters in which they operate consideration of media’s impact on society and its shaping of culture historical and political implications of media and their effects.
Interview with James BurtonPh. D cont… Reasons Dr. Burton choose media studies Advice for prospecting students: Never stop thinking and try to think laterally.