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Cmat101 Ppt

  1. 1. By: Angela Letcher Brian Franklin Liz Peek Samantha Foley Why do you want a degree in Communications?
  2. 2. Communication in our everyday life <ul><li>Something we always use, but most would not recognize it </li></ul><ul><li>There are two main types of communication: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-verbal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  If there is not any verbal in affect there is ALWAYS non-verbal. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: whether you realize someone presence or not, that's communicating non-verbally. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. ...continuation <ul><li>Relationships are absolutely NOTHING without some sort of communication.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationships with... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>children </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>husband/ wife </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>boy/ girl-friend </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>boss/ employees </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>friends </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>It is primary to our culture and relationship between the countries in our world. </li></ul>
  4. 4.   ...continuation <ul><li>In order to solve problems we need to have great cooperation with communication. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>when we decide what actions to take. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whether we decide to make rash statements. That is also communicating, but in more than one way. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Without this course, we would not be informed about the importance of this subject. </li></ul><ul><li>With this knowledge, you can enter any field and be a great influence because typically it is our life’s &quot;backbone&quot;. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Places of Employment <ul><li>Communication Arts Majors often find jobs in these establishments: </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising Agencies/ Government Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Stores </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Associations </li></ul>
  6. 6. What kind of job can I get? <ul><li>Art Director </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Visual Producer </li></ul><ul><li>Sales Associate </li></ul><ul><li>Publicist  </li></ul><ul><li>Speech Pathologist </li></ul><ul><li>Music Director </li></ul><ul><li>  Lobbyist </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Program Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Copywriter </li></ul>
  7. 7. Activities at Work <ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Managing  </li></ul><ul><li>Informing </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing </li></ul><ul><li>Solving Problems  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Definition of a Communications Major <ul><li>interdisciplinary curriculum leading to a Bachelors of Arts degree </li></ul><ul><li>seeks to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the nature of human communication, environments in which it occurs, its media, and its effects </li></ul><ul><li>draws its resources from the social sciences, humanities, and fine arts   </li></ul><ul><li>(http://commstudies.ucla.edu/major)  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tracks offered at Salisbury <ul><li>The goal as outlined by the Communication Arts Department here at the University is to “help students achieve competency in any of several career fields related to communication,  while specializing in one of the department’s 4 programs”: </li></ul><ul><li>Human Communication Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Journalism/Public Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Media Production </li></ul><ul><li>Media Studies </li></ul>
  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>Career Services. (2008). Communication Arts Major. Retrieved March 29, 2010, from, http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/Students/C hoosingMajorsPage/CommunicationArt.html. </li></ul><ul><li>(2009). Department of Communication Studies at UCLA. Retrieved March 29, 2010, from, http://commstudies.ucla.edu/major. </li></ul><ul><li>West, R. & Turner, L. H. (2010). Introducing Communication Theory . New York: McGraw-Hill. </li></ul>

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