The best jobs in the new information society- in virtually every industry- will be filled by workers who can READ, WRITE, COMPUTE, COMMUNICATE, and THINK.
Communication studies is the academic discipline which studies communication; sub disciplines include theories of communication, group communication, information theory, intrapersonal communication, interpersonal communication, marketing, organizational communication, propaganda, public affairs, public relations, speech communications, and telecommunications.
The world of communication is fascinating, complex, and ever-changing. The communication major at Cleveland State University offers students a general introduction to the dynamics of human relationships, the impact of news, and the role technology plays in American society. It provides students with a broad-based education on the impact, implications, and ethics of human communication. The major provides specialized training in reporting, public speaking, film production and digital media.
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|Create powerful images with sight, sound, motion & words||Write press releases, scripts, or other promotional materials|
|Ability to write clearly||Effective speaking|
|Present specific viewpoints||Influential/persuasion skills|
|Synthesizing information||Interpretation skills|
|Reporting and editing skills||Create entertaining and persuasive
|Demonstrate creativity and artistic expression||Define hypotheses|
|Evaluate ideas and presentation||Gather information and data|
|Compare and contrast evidence||Evaluate information and sources|
|Critical thinking skills||Develop market research|
|Measure media effects||Planning and managing skills|
|Work with deadlines||Work independently|
|Attention to details||Work in teams / small groups|
|Identify and manage different needs of individuals, groups, etc.||Understand institutional and cultural values|