Cassia Martens
David Kozlowski
Jared Kraus
Kristina Letcher
Megan Brown
Why Study Communications?
An integral part of daily life
An important skill for the workplace
A way to express ideas th...
Human Communications Overview
Study of the methods and processes humans use to
communicate with each other
Human Communication Courses
Interpersonal Conflict
Intercultural Communication
Political Communication
Nonverbal Commu...
Human Communication Job
Outlook
1. Human Resources Specialist
 22% employment growth
 $45,470 median annual wages in May...
Public Relations/Journalism
Overview
Journalism- The profession or
practice of reporting about,
photographing, or editing...
Public Relations/Journalism
Courses
Introduction of Mass Media- core
Writing for the profession-core
Public affairs rep...
Public Relations/Journalism Job
Outlook
Media Planner
$35,604 to $46,600
Public Affairs Specialist
$34,000 to $40,000
S...
Media Production Overview
Media Production focuses on the hands-on aspects of
television, radio, and film. Students begin...
Media Production Courses
CMAT 243 Television Studio Production
CMAT 399 International Studies in Communication
CMAT 434...
Media Production Job Outlook
• Producer – There is a growing need, but it is still tough to be
employed as a producer. Med...
A Degree in Communications…
Permeates all career paths
Provides numerous, stable career opportunities
Provides skills f...
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  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
  4. 4. Human Communication Courses Interpersonal Conflict Intercultural Communication Political Communication Nonverbal Communication
  5. 5. Human Communication 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
  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.
  7. 7. Public Relations/Journalism Courses Introduction of Mass Media- core Writing for the profession-core Public affairs reporting- Journalism elective Media and criminal justice- Journalism elective Media design & layout- PR elective Advertising campaigns- PR elective
  8. 8. Public Relations/Journalism Job Outlook Media Planner $35,604 to $46,600 Public Affairs Specialist $34,000 to $40,000 Sports Media $36,00 to $100,000
  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 CMAT 243 Television Studio Production CMAT 399 International Studies in Communication CMAT 434 Producing a TV Magazine Show
  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

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