The interconnectedness of the global society is rich with opportunity for those who are strong communicators. A communications major is designed to teach effective communication and its application to various fields of work and relationships. Coursework for this major could lead a student to a career in media studies, but will also equally prepare students for a career in business, sales, marketing, education, or politics and public administration. Communication is a suitable major or minor for anyone whose career will require them to interact with people from various walks of life, backgrounds, or careers.
Transfer to a Four-Year School
If a bachelor's degree is your educational goal, getting a head start on your major has never been easier. You can apply the credits from this associate degree toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year college and university. To make the most of your time and money, tell your advisor about your transfer plans early in the admissions process.
Four-Year College Agreements
Specializes in communications, such as organizational communications, advertising, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism.
- Advertising and Promotions Managers
- Marketing Managers
- Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
- Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
- Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
- Program Directors
- Radio and Television Announcers
- Public Address System and Other Announcers
- Broadcast News Analysts
- Reporters and Correspondents
- Public Relations Specialists
- Technical Writers
- Copy Writers