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People, Culture and Society

Communication Studies and Journalism


Communication is among the top 10 skills that employers from most fields look for when hiring. Communication Studies is a major that can be used in many fields. Communication Studies graduates learn how to effectively communicate in many contexts, such as the workplace, social settings, community events and interpersonal situations. Develop the skills and tools to effectively express yourself and work successfully with others. Choose from two degree tracks: Communication Studies and Journalism.

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Karin Green, Success Center Specialist

Degrees in Communication Studies and Journalism

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Following graduation, Communication Studies and Journalism majors work in many fields, including law, marketing, journalism, business, politics, multimedia, entertainment, video production, TV and radio broadcasting and telecommunications. Find jobs as managers, executives, human relations, writers, public relations specialists or educators.

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Students in the People, Culture and Society area want to learn about others in order to serve them well. They learn about the diversity of human experiences and how our relationships with each other create a deeper understanding and acceptance of our similarities. Everyone at Sierra can take advantage of opportunities to learn about others through the Student Engagement Centers programming, People and Culture Days, and other campus events. Karin Green, Support Specialist


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