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Students will learn to describe, employ and engage communication practices through our Communication Pathway courses. You will also learn to create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context, critically analyze messages, apply ethical communication principles and practices, utilize communication to embrace difference, and influence public discourse.

AA Communication Pathway Purpose:

  • Describe the communication discipline and its central questions
  • Employ communication theories, perspectives, principles, and concepts.
  • Engage in communication inquiry.
  • Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context.
  • Critically analyze messages.
  • Apply ethical communication principles and practices.
  • Utilize communication to embrace difference.
  • Influence public discourse. Field of Degree Information: Communications

AA Communication Pathway Courses:

  • SCOM 110: Public Speaking
  • THEA 122: History & Appreciation of Film
  • MCOM 101: Mass Communication & Society
  • SCOM 210: Interpersonal Communication
  • SCOM 243: Argumentation & Debate (prerequisite of SCOM 110 with a C or higher)

AA Communication Pathway Electives:

  • THEA 120: History & Appreciation of Theatre
  • PHIL 233: Ethics
  • SOCI 111: Sociology
  • SPAN 101 & 102: Elementary Spanish I & II

Recommended online Bachelor’s Degree programs – Communication Studies

Job Titles for Communication Studies

While not exhaustive, the following list includes job titles for communication studies graduates. You may look up an individual job title on the Occupational Outlook Handbook website to see specific statistics for that job.

  • Community Relations Director
  • Publications Editor
  • Communication Trainer
  • Museum Curator
  • Editor
  • Publicist
  • Quality Inspector
  • Radio New Director
  • Radio Talk-Show Host
  • Webmaster
  • Activities Director
  • Wedding Consultant
  • Camp Director
  • Career and training Advisor
  • Recreational Coordinator and Supervisor
  • Residential Housing Director
  • Salesperson
  • Accreditation Specialist
  • Advertising Executive
  • Arts Administrator
  • Private Investigator
  • Production Assistant
  • Promotional Specialist
  • Motivational Speaker
  • Multicultural Specialist
  • Patient Rights Advocate
  • International Students Coordinator
  • Journalist
  • Labor Negotiator
  • Labor Relations Consultant
  • Language Arts Teacher
  • Law Firm Recruiter
  • Maintenance Supervisor Manager
  • Market Researcher
  • Media Account Executive
  • Media Buyer
  • Media Critic
  • Mediation specialist
  • Hospital Volunteers Membership Coordinator
  • Information Analyst
  • College Recruiter
  • Government Relations Officer
  • Public Opinion Researcher
  • Communication Consultant
  • Communication Statistician
  • Property Manager
  • Forensics/Debate Director
  • Gallery Manager/Owner
  • Graduate Dean
  • Marketing Communication Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Script Writer
  • Newspaper Publisher
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Secondary School Speech Teacher
  • Speechwriter
  • Sports Announcer
  • Sports Marketer
  • Public Affairs Director
  • Training Specialist
  • Travel/Conference Manager
  • Sports Publicist
  • News Anchor
  • Paralegal
  • Student Activities Director
  • Symphony Orchestra Media Relations
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Rights Officer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Tour Guide
  • Administrative Aide
  • Lobbyist
  • Assistant to the President
  • Broadcasting Floor Manager
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Communication Researcher
  • Community Affairs Liaison
  • Proofreader
  • College Speech Instructor
  • Business Manager
  • Instructional Development Consultant/Specialist
  • Arena Director/Manager
  • Personnel Development Specialist
  • Conference Leader
  • Community Outreach director
  • Theater Manager
  • Company Spokesperson
  • Consulting Analyst
  • Copywriter
  • Counselor
  • University Administrator
  • Technical Recruiter
  • College/University Information Specialist
  • College/University Communication Professor
  • Fundraiser
  • Government Lobbyist
  • International Program Coordinator
  • Marketing Product Manager
  • Department Administrator
  • Leasing Consultant
  • Legal Communication Consultant
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Legislative Correspondent
  • Linguist
  • Health Services Manager
  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Telemarketing Manager
  • Television Producer
  • Television Reporter
  • National Fraternity Chapter Consultant
  • National Sorority Chapter Consultant
  • Account Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Claims Adjuster
  • College Admissions Counselor
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Crisis Manager
  • Database Analyst
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Parliamentarian
  • Nonprofit Organization Director
  • Debate Coach
  • Associate Producer
  • Developmental Officer
  • Child Language Specialist
  • Political Activist
  • Disc Jockey
  • College Admissions Counselor
  • Director of Admissions
  • Director of Corporate Communication
  • Diversity Consultant
  • Drug Company Representative
  • Educational Media Specialist
  • Systems Administrator
  • Broadcasting Production Supervisor
  • Lawyer
  • Employment Interviewer
  • Environmental Lobbyist
  • Editor
  • Events Planner
  • Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Political Analyst and Campaign Director
  • Film Marketing
  • Film Director
  • Governmental Press
  • Intercultural Communication Consultant

Contact

Steven Lewis

Steven Lewis

Professor, Speech Communication

Faculty

573-840-9122

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