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CMAT Presentation- Final

  1. 1. Calm Down Mom and Dad, Communications is Great! Scott Baish, Lantz Carter, Megan Gugliotti, Morgan Hoey andThomas Murray
  2. 2. (Gillen, & Hosterman)
  3. 3.  75% of a person’s day is spent communicating verbally or non-verbally  69% of all communication is through speaking and listening  17% of communication is done through reading and 14% of time is through writing
  4. 4.  Tracks -Human Communications -Journalism/Public Relations -Media Productions -Media Studies  Minors Every communications major is required to have a minor in another field (“Choosing communication arts,”) Communications Business Communications Marketing Communications Foreign Language
  5. 5.  Internships All SU communication majors have the opportunity to complete an internship in their specific field before graduation  Mentor Network There are over 70 SU Communication Alumni available through the mentoring program to assist you at any stage in your academic career (“Choosing communication arts,”)
  6. 6.  Career services at SU has many career books available to students such as: -Careers in Communications -Great Jobs for Communications Majors -Top Careers for Communications Graduates  Career services helps students write and perfect resumes  They offer mock interviews to better prepare students and help them get the jobs they want! (“Choosing communication arts,”)
  7. 7.  Careers for this major can include jobs like public relations, reporting and advertising. It can also be applied in other ways, like speech writing or public speaking.  Beginning salary: $30,921  Average salary: $35,196 (Cable News Network)
  8. 8.  Vice President of Human Resources  Executive Manager  Marketing Specialist  Educational Administrator  Advertising Sales Coordinator  Editor  Account Executive  Management Consultant  Legislative Assistant  Diplomat ("What career services," )
  9. 9.  Government Agencies  Public Relations Firms  National Radio/TV Network  Educational Departments If you are interested in a position within a federal organization, some options include but are not limited to: DoD, FDA, Broadcasting Board of Governors, Homeland Security ("Communication jobs in," )
  10. 10.  Managing the public image of an organization or individual  Researching, gathering and sharing information across a variety of mediums  Using communication to improve the function of businesses and organizations (Tanner, Stoner, & Baughman, 2003)
  11. 11. “CommunicationArts students acquire the knowledge and experience needed for decision-making and problem-solving in their personal and professional lives.” ("Communication arts," )  More effective relations with superiors  More open communication with family & friends  Improved knowledge of intrapersonal, interpersonal and intercultural strategies
  12. 12.  Communications is great!  Don’t be fearful that your child has chosen this subject to study, be excited for all of the wonderful opportunities that await them!
  13. 13.  Gillen, K. & Hosterman, A. (n.d.). Famous people with degrees in communications. Retrieved from e%20with%20communications%20degrees  Choosing communication arts as a major. (n.d.). Retrieved from unicationArt.html  What career service are offered to you?. (n.d.). Retrieved from  Communication jobs in the federal government. (n.d.). Retrieved from  What career opportunities are with a communication degree?. (n.d.). Retrieved from  Tanner,T, Stoner,T, & Baughman, J. (2003). Careers in the field of communication. Retrieved from  Communication arts. (n.d.). Retrieved from
  14. 14.  (Cable News Network. (2008). 10 Most popular majors and what they pay. Retrieved from 27/living/cb.what.major.pays_1_graduate-degree-biology-degree- computer-science?_s=PM:LIVING.)  % still in field by major. (n.d.). Retrieved from