Careers in Communication
Bachelor of Science Degree in
Communication

What jobs are available?
  • Broadcasting: TV or radio - on-air talent, editing, sales, programming or production.
  • Broadcasting Sales: Marketing consultant or account executive for radio and television advertising sales.
  • Print Media: Magazine/newspaper/Publisher - writing, editing, publishing, technical writing.
  • Public Relations: Research, writing/editing, special events, fund raising, administration.
  • Communication Training and Development: Business training programs, Human Resources.
Who employs students with this major?
  • TV and cable companies
  • Radio stations
  • Online/print publishers
  • Newspapers/magazines/professional organizations
  • Advertising agencies
  • Federal, state, & local governments
  • Businesses & trade associations
  • Colleges, universities & schools
  • Non-profit & special interest groups
  • Public relations & advertising firms
Good skills or traits for students with this major:
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Develop creativity and initiative.
  • Develop strong research, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate talent, persistence, assertiveness, competitive spirit and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work under pressure, withstand criticism and have high energy level.
Special training, degrees or experience I may need:
  • Do an internship or co-op in area of interest.
  • Compile a portfolio of writing, graphics, and ideas.
  • Join campus clubs and professional groups related to major.
  • Work at campus radio, newspaper or Nomad.
  • Do telemarketing for Admissions/Advancement, public relations for LMP.
  • Learn computer and typing skills especially for print majors.
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