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.
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|
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.
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