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Cmat correct project

  1. 1. Cassia Martens David Kozlowski Jared Kraus Kristina Letcher Megan Brown
  2. 2. Why Study Communications? An integral part of daily life An important skill for the workplace A way to express ideas through entertainment Numerous careers available in the fields of human communication, public relations, journalism, and media productions.
  3. 3. Human Communications Overview Study of the methods and processes humans use to communicate with each other (Defleur)
  4. 4. Human Communication Courses Interpersonal Conflict Intercultural Communication Political Communication Nonverbal Communication (SU Catalog)
  5. 5. Human Communications Job Outlook 1. Human Resources Specialist  22% employment growth  $45,470 median annual wages in May 2008 2. Meetings/Conventions Planner  16% employment growth  $44,260 median annual wages in May 2008 3. Technical Writer  18% employment growth  $61,620 median annual wages (Occupational Outlook Handbook)
  6. 6. Public Relations/Journalism Overview Journalism- The profession or practice of reporting about, photographing, or editing news stories for one of the mass media. •Public Relations- The professional staff employed to create, promote, or maintain a favorable relationship between an organization and the public. (Collins English Dictionary)
  7. 7. Public Relations/Journalism Courses Introduction of Mass Media Writing for the profession Public affairs reporting (Journalism) Media and criminal justice (Journalism) Media design & layout (Public relations) Advertising campaigns (Public relations) (SU Catalog)
  8. 8. Public Relations/Journalism Job Outlook Media Planner $35,604 to $46,600 per year Public Affairs Specialist $34,000 to $40,000 per year Sports Media $36,00 to $100,000 per year (Careers and Marketing) (Making the difference) (Hot Jobs)
  9. 9. Media Production Overview Media Production focuses on the hands-on aspects of television, radio, and film. Students begin by creating short radio and television programs and then progress to producing entire programs.
  10. 10. Media Production Courses  Television Studio Production International Studies in Communication Producing a TV Magazine Show (SU Catalog)
  11. 11. Media Production Job Outlook • Producer – There is a growing need, but it is still tough to be employed as a producer. Median annual wages of producers and directors were $64,430 in 2008. • Managing Editor – There is a slow growing employment, but it is a very competitive occupation because so many people are attracted to this job. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $28,090, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $95,490. • Broadcast Engineer – There is a slow growing need for engineers. People seeking entry-level jobs as technicians in broadcasting are expected to face heavy competition in major metropolitan areas. Prospects are expected to be better in small cities and towns. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $17,510, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $66,550
  12. 12. A Degree in Communications… Permeates all career paths Provides numerous, stable career opportunities Provides skills for all human interactions
  13. 13. Works Cited  Public Relations. (n.d.). Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved November 02, 2010, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Public Relations  Journalism. (n.d.). Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved November 02, 2010, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/journalism  (2009). Careers in Advertising and Public Relations. Retrieved from http://www.careers-in- marketing.com/ad.htm  (2008). Communication Jobs in the Federal Government. Retrieved from http://www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers/communications.shtml  (2010). Sports Media, PR, Events and Communications Jobs with Pro Sports Teams and Companies. Retrieved from http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/job- JAOQ4E10W6L;_ylt=Apu11wynHiC42A8z5t9NQC76Q6IX?source=SRP  Salisbury University. (2010). Salisbury University undergraduate and graduate catalog 2010-2012. Retrieved from http://www.salisbury.edu/catalog/10-12/207_330_Courses.pdf  Bureau of labor statistics. (2010). Occupational Outlook Handbook , 2010-11 Edition. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/oco/  Defleur, Plax, Kearney, & Defleur. (2005). Fundamentals of Human Communication. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

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