- First and foremost, a journalist tells stories.
- Many consider us to be entering a golden age of journalism.
- Readers enjoy a well written piece, regardless of the length.
- Your journalism career started as soon as you started college.
- Being a Comm major at a church school goves us the responsibility to spread the gospel.
Video Production.Brother Mawlam
- In an internship you are representing your school as well as yourself.
- Freelance work can be a great intro to working in the industry.
- As a video production major you need to learn to play many roles.
- There are numerous jobs that a video production major can pursue.
- There are many aspects that go in to making a video that have nothing to do with filming.
Visual Communication Emphasis.Sister Esplin
- Visual media is in as high a demand as ever.
- A good communications major will be open to prompitngs.
- The more versatil you are, the more desirable you will be to potential employers.
- Visuals get 90% more views than simply text alone.
- Communications majors should work at increasing their respective Klout scores.
Public Relations/PRSSA.Brother Hicks
- As a PR professional you are the first line of defense for your company.
- Every company in the world has need for good public relations.
- PR majors can found their own PR companies.
- Public relations and Advertising go hand in hand.
- Being a good writer is paramount in being a good Advertiser.
- Advertising is all about thinking like no one else and everyone else at the same time.
- Public service announcements can be considered free advertising.
- A good advert is persuasive in nature.
- There are more advertising jobs now than there ever have been before.
- A good advertiser researches and gets to know their target audience.
Organizational Communication & Advocacy.Sister Hansen
- This emphasis offers a good starting point for those considering a career in law.
- Emphasis on thinking strategically.
- Forbes magazine says the most desireable attribute in a potential employee is team skills.
- This emphasis will teach students to make decisions and solve problems.
- It is important for all students to take the time to understand the laws that govern them.
Understanding Grad Plans.Brother Christensen
- Students are required to earn a residency degree as well as a normal degree.
- While uncommon, students can occasionally use Institute credits towards their degree.
- The Academic Discovery Center should be visited early and often.
- Students need to be aware of classes that alternate availability depending on the semester.
- The grad plan is an invaluable tool for knowing the most effective way to sign up for classes.