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  • A fair share of politicians, actors, athletes, and media personalities have studied the art of communication

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  • 1. I just received my communications degree…now what?
    Rebecca Leinemann
    Katie Conner
    Gavin Green
    Christopher Gilmore
    David Hitch
  • 2. What is a communications degree?
    Why choose communications?
    Different fields?
    Potential jobs?
    Salary?
    Influential people with a degree in communications?
    Agenda
  • 3. Language and rhetoric
    Convincing argument
    Modern marriage of theory and applications
    What is a communications degree?
  • 4. Convincing argument + appropriate medium = effectively delivered message
    Desire to communicate effectively
    Strong verbal and writing skills
    Caring and helpful attitude
    Interest in your surroundings
    Is this the right choice for me?
  • 5. Human communication studies
    Journalism/Public Relations
    Media Productions
    Media studies
    Different tracks in the communication field
  • 6. Instructor, Postsecondary/Higher Education
    Counselor
    Speech writer
    Sales associate
    Insurance representative
    Corporate communications director
    Human Resources manager
    Careers: Human Communication Studies
  • 7. Careers: Journalism/Public Relations
    PR representative for major
    company
    Journalist
    Newspaper Editor
    Critic
    Speech writer
    Fact checker
    Publisher
    Media relations representative
    Reporter
  • 8. Script writer
    News director
    Audio engineer
    NewscasterDirector
    Producer
    Announcer
    News anchor
    Careers: Media Production
  • 9. Media Coordinator
    Fact checker
    Media resource director
    Researcher
    Proofreader
    Marketing researcher
    Careers: Media Studies
  • 10. According to PayScale.com…
    Communications manager: $41,271-$61,495
    Marketing manager: $49,495-$66,113
    Marketing Director: $30,521-$115,000
    Instructor, Postsecondary Education/Higher Education: $29,500-$43,229
    Public Relations manager: $37,571-$71,299
    But how much does it pay?
  • 11. Evan Bayh
    Meg Ryan
    Renee Zellweger
    Denzel Washington
    Nicholas Meyer
    Mark Harmon
    Donovan McNabb
    Walter Cronkite
    Influential people with a degree in communication.
    National Communication Association
  • 12. Communication arts is a growing field
    Array of jobs for this major
    Probably one of the best majors you could choose in college because of its large selection of careers
    Conclusion
  • 13. "Famous People with Degrees in Communication." National Communication Association. Web. 04 Nov. 2010. <http://www.natcom.org/Default.aspx?id =1165&terms=famous people with degrees in communications>.
    "Master of Arts (MA), Communication Degree Salary, Jobs with Master of Arts (MA), Communication Degrees - PayScale." PayScale - Salary Comparison, Salary Survey, Search Wages. Web. 04 Nov. 2010. <http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Deg ree=Master_of_Arts_(MA),_Communication/Salary>.
    "Communications Major What Can You Do With a College Degree in Communications?" Online Degree Programs from Online Colleges & Universities WorldWideLearn.com. Web. 04 Nov. 2010. <http://www.worldwidelearn.com/online- education-guide/business/communications-major.htm>.
    References