Communication 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.
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...
||Human Resource Specialist
||Human Rights Officer
||Radio News Director
||Instructional Development Consultant
||Radio Talk Show Host
||Intercultural Communication Consultant
||International Program Coordinator
|Career and Training Advisor
||Language Arts Teacher
|Community Outreach Director
||Special Events Coordinator
|Community Relations Director
||Marketing Communication Manager
||Media Account Executive
||Mental Health Professional
|Executive Administrative Assistant
|Government Relations Officer
|Governmental Press Secretary
||Public Opinion Researcher
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.