The Associate in Science degree in Communications prepares students to communicate effectively using a variety of media. Central Penn's Communications program provides students with the main skills and experiences necessary to succeed in this career.
You Will Learn
This degree program will help students learn public relations, journalism, multimedia productions and other areas of communications.
- Learn how to write press releases and other written communications
- Identify and solve professional problems in areas of public relations, multimedia, desktop publishing, journalism, and advertising
- Develop a professional portfolio
- Differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable media copy and materials by applying industry standards
- Radio and Television Announcers
- Public Address System and Other Announcers
- Public Relations Specialists
- Writers and Authors
- Copy Writers
- Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
Employment is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations through 2014. Opportunities should be best for college graduates who combine a degree in journalism, public relations, advertising, or another communications-related field with a public relations internship or other related work experience. With the increasing demand for corporate accountability, more emphasis will be placed on improving the image of the client, as well as on building public confidence.
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