Communication Studies at Clackamas Community College
Studying communication can prepare you to work in advertising, public relations, journalism, education, health and human services, law, and government, to name just a few. CCC offers a variety of courses that bring theory into practice, helping students become more confident presenters, more effective leaders and more understanding listeners.
Communication is a highly flexible degree that appeals to a wide variety of interests, combining the creativity of the Humanities with the behavioral research of the Social Sciences. Not only is it a fascinating area of study, you can learn practical life skills that will enhance any employment path you choose. No wonder communication is among the 10 most popular majors in the U.S., because effective communicators are always needed.
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Students who earn a bachelor’s degree in communication studies command competitive starting salaries. Forbes magazine reported that the average starting wage jumped 10% in the last year to between $48,000 and $53,000 annually, more than any other discipline in the previous year. ( Forbes September 4, 2014).
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