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What can communication do for me

  1. 1. Why Communications? Henry Lindsey Amanda Michael
  2. 2. Explanation of Communications
  3. 3. What is communication? Communication is the process of relaying messages across any space. Educationally, Communications is the study of the ways different people communicate with each other.
  4. 4. So why should your child study communication? Communications majors can perform in a wide variety of job settings including: -business -social service -advertising -computer technology -education -broadcasting -government -religious professions as well as many others! (http://www.worldwidelearn.com)
  5. 5. But why can’t my child major in something like business? Business will always be recession proof. But so will Communications! Your child can minor in something like business or accounting. In fact, you have to have a minor in addition to your CMAT major at Salisbury!
  6. 6. What Kinds of communication are there? Currently at Salisbury University there are four bachelor programs for the Communication Arts program Human Communications Journalism/Public Relations Media Studies Media Production (http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservicesl)
  7. 7. What advantages do Communications majors have? Communications gives you the following important skills: -relational skills (conflict management, group/team work, etc.) -critical thinking skills (problem solving) -writing skills (press releases, ad campaigns) -computer skills (communicating effectively via technology) -and many more! Your child is more employable thanks to their major! (http://www.worldwidelearn.com)
  8. 8. What benefit does majoring in Communication have in society today? In a changing society, Communications is necessary. Communications is not just people writing words and communicating ideas. It is so much more! Communications is the embodiment of change and influence. (http://ezinearticles.com)
  9. 9. An outside perspective “Communications is the most useful major because not only does it provide a way for young people to make in impact worldwide, but also to make an impact in their everyday lives. They learn to decipher the messages that advertising puts out and shields them against false, negative images. They may be jaded, but at least they are not easily manipulated. Armed with such knowledge, communication majors are not easily fooled by distorted stories and biased presentations.” (Tolentino, Sally. www.ezinearticles.com)
  10. 10. What are some possible jobs my child can get with this degree? Communication Science Film Journalism/Publishing Magazines Newspaper/News Services Photography Public Relations and Business Radio/Audio Television and Video (http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices)
  11. 11. Works cited (2010, November 4th). What is Communications? [Video] Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2dyLORFZBM Choosing Communication Arts as a Major. (n.d.). Salisbury University - A Maryland University of National Distinction. Retrieved November 4, 2010, from http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/students/ChoosingMajor /CommunicationArt.html Communications Major | What Can You Do With a College Degree in Communications?. (n.d.). Online Degree Programs from Online Colleges & Universities | WorldWideLearn.com. Retrieved November 4, 2010, from http://www.worldwidelearn.com/online- education- guide/business/ communications-major.htm Tolentino, S. (n.d.). Advantages of a Communications Major. EzineArticles Submission - Submit Your Best Quality Original Articles For Massive Exposure, Ezine Publishers Get 25 Free Article Reprints. Retrieved November 4, 2010, from http://ezinearticles.com/?Advantages-of-a-Communications- Major&id=3538474