Why get a Communications Degree?<br />Jessica Hackley, Gina Ingrao, Bridget McCarthy, Kim Nguyen <br />
What is Communication?<br />Process of transferring information from one entity to another<br />Process of transferring in...
Career Tracks<br />Human Communications<br />Journalism/Public Relations<br />Media Production<br />Media Studies<br />Fou...
Places of employment in Media<br />Consumer Magazines <br />National radio/TV networks<br />Newspapers<br /> State/regiona...
Other places of Employment<br /><ul><li>Advertising agencies
Government Agencies
Colleges & universities
Departments or firms
Public relations firms
Trade associations
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  1. 1. Why get a Communications Degree?<br />Jessica Hackley, Gina Ingrao, Bridget McCarthy, Kim Nguyen <br />
  2. 2. What is Communication?<br />Process of transferring information from one entity to another<br />Process of transferring information from one entity to another<br />
  3. 3. Career Tracks<br />Human Communications<br />Journalism/Public Relations<br />Media Production<br />Media Studies<br />Found at salisbury.edu/commarts/programs<br />
  4. 4. Places of employment in Media<br />Consumer Magazines <br />National radio/TV networks<br />Newspapers<br /> State/regional networks <br />Publishing companies<br />Trade books/magazines<br />
  5. 5. Other places of Employment<br /><ul><li>Advertising agencies
  6. 6. Government Agencies
  7. 7. Colleges & universities
  8. 8. Departments or firms
  9. 9. Public relations firms
  10. 10. Trade associations
  11. 11. Non-profit organizations</li></li></ul><li>Starting Salary is Approximately<br />$35,196 <br />a year<br />according to: cnn.com<br />
  12. 12. Famous People with Communications Degrees:<br />Howard Stern<br />Walter Cronkite<br />Brad Pitt<br />Lyndon Johnson<br />Meg Ryan<br />Denzel Washington<br />Dan Rather<br />David Letterman<br />Bob Costas<br />Matt Lauer<br />Spike Lee<br />Jane Pauley<br />Information provided by http://commstudies.edu<br />
  13. 13. Communications is the right field if you have:<br />Strong verbal and writing skills<br />A desire to teach and inform others<br />A curiosity of the world around you<br />A desire to understand what you hear<br />The ability to interpret messages to others<br />
  14. 14. Common benefits of a Communications Degree/Career<br />Travel opportunities<br />Meet and interact with new people all the time<br />Qualifying for many different jobs<br />Use your creativity and voice your ideas<br />
  15. 15. Majoring In Communications can shape and better you as a person<br />Communication skills<br />Interpersonal communication skills<br />Strong work ethic<br />Group Interaction Skills<br />Critical and analytical thinking skills <br /> (Career Services at University of Colorado)<br />
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