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BA in Communication Studies from University of Maryland College Park

Being able to communicate effectively in any career is an essential part of being successful. Students who earn a degree in communication studies will be able to use the skills learned in many different fields and industries. Skills including written and verbal communication in the workplace, public speaking, and writing for various media including the internet. There are many companies and organizations that need employees who can speak clearly so that projects, meetings, and conferences are understood by all who attend.

Courses students will need to complete in order to earn their degree include public speaking, interpersonal communications, business and technology writing, media communications, and psychology. Students will be able to find employment as teachers, human resource managers, project managers, writers, and many administrative positions. As the internet and other media become more popular, people who understand how to write for this type of media will be needed.

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