Communications

Degree Options

The communication concentration is intended for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university after completing a two-year degree (A.A. or A.S.) at Kishwaukee College. All graduation and degree requirements for the A.A. or A.S. degree must be satisfied (see the Graduation Requirements section of the Kishwaukee College Catalog. Students pursuing the A.A. or A.S. degree within this area are advised to determine the bachelor degree requirements of the college to which they plan to transfer.

Program Information

Communication as an academic field relates to all the ways we share thoughts and ideas. The field of communication focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The field promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication.

What You Can Do With A Major In Communication

The possibilities are endless...

Accreditation Specialist Hospital Coordinator Publications Editor
Activities Director Human Resource Specialist Publicist
Admissions Counselor Human Rights Officer Quality Inspector
Advertising Executive Information Analyst Radio News Director
Alumni Coordinator Instructional Development Consultant Radio Talk Show Host
Arts Administrator Intercultural Communication Consultant Recreational Coordinator
Camp Director International Program Coordinator Sales Representative
Career and Training Advisor Journalist Salesperson
College Recruiter Language Arts Teacher Script Writer
Community Outreach Director Lobbyist Special Events Coordinator
Community Relations Director Marketing Communication Manager Speech Teacher
Department Administrator Media Account Executive Speechwriter
Disc Jockey Media Critic Sports Announcer
Editor Mediation Specialist Sports Publicist
Events Planner Mental Health Professional Telecommunications Specialist
Executive Administrative Assistant Museum Curator Tour Guide
Government Relations Officer Newspaper Publisher Trainer
Governmental Press Secretary Private Investigator Webmaster
Graduate Dean Public Opinion Researcher Wedding Consultant


Occupational Information

Are you considering majoring in communication, but aren’t sure what careers it will prepare you for? Many of today’s occupations require an individual who can speak, write, and listen well, solve problems using critical thinking skills, learn new information quickly, and work cooperatively with others in team settings. A communication major will prepare students for a variety of careers, including jobs in advertising, education, government, broadcasting, public relations, radio, newspapers, and various other fields. For more information on what a communication degree can do for you, visit the National Communication Association Website.

Contact Information

Chase Budziak
Coordinator
815-825-2086, ext. 6057
Office: A2238

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