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Reinhardt Career and Professional Development Services

Reinhardt University offers a
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts through the School of Arts & Humanities. This degree program provides graduates with a broad background of knowledge in the major areas of communication
for today's global communication context and convergent media environment.

 

Are You Ready To...

• Seek out and complete a
professional internship
• Compile a portfolio
• Develop integrated skills in
written, visual and oral communication
• Do research to explore your
own questions about the media
environment

 

 

It Helps To Be...

• Proficient in technology and
current software
• Willing to practice public
speaking and presentation skills
• A good listener
• Articulate
• Open-minded
• Respectful of cultural diversity
• Aware of and interested in the
changing social media environment

 

Work Environment

You will likely spend a lot of time in the field conducting interviews and investigating stories or talking and communicating with other people. You may need to travel to different locations, depending on your specific job. Most people work full time and occasionally nights and weekends.

 

Knowledge Base

• Intercultural & interpersonal
communication
• Journalism
• Mass Media
• Public Relations
• Advertising
• Graphics
• Electronic Media

 

Employment Websites

American Advertising Federation

International Radio & TV Society

The Society for Technical
Communications


Association for Business
Communication


Association for Women
in Communication


International Communication
Association

What Can I Do with A Degree in Communication Arts?

Perhaps writing is your strong suit, or maybe it has always been visual design or image-making. Are you a people person who envisions a career in the public sphere? Maybe your passion has always been telling stories either through video, photography, or in writing? As a Reinhardt Communication Arts major, all of these dreams are possible. Your courses help you understand how media, culture and society are connected in our rapidly globalizing economy and social world, and they prepare you for a wide range of careers in communication and media as well as for graduate study.

Related Careers

Click the job titles below for further information

Account Manager

Admissions Representative

Advertising Executive

Assistant Media
Planner

Business Analyst

Business Manager

Communications Analyst

Editor

Educator

Event Planner

Field Marketing
Representative

Human Resource Specialist

Journalist

Legal Communication
Consultant

Logistics Coordinator

Marketing Coordinator

Media Critic

Nonprofit Organization
Director

Political Analyst

Production Assistant

Project Manager

Purchasing Agent

Reporter

Sales Representative

Senior Marketing

Sports Writer

Student Activities
Director

 

Potential Employers

Click the links below for further information

Advertising Agencies

Pharmaceutical
Companies

Book Publishers

Hospitals

Professional
Associations

Community
Organizations

Invest Firms

Public Relations
Firms

Educational
Organizations

Labor Unions

Radio Stations

Entertainment
Firms

Libraries/Museums

Retail Stores

Film Companies

Magazines

Telecommunications
Firms

Financial
Institutions

Management/
Consulting Firms

Television Stations

Health
Organizations

Newspapers

Cultural Affairs

National
Endowment for
the Humanities

U.S. Information
Agency

Dept. of Labor

NITA

Voice of America

Library of Congress

Public Health Agencies

National Archives

Small Business
Administration

 

 

Strategies

• Visit the Career & Professional Development Services department in the Hasty Student Life Building and explore your career and intern potentials through CCN, FOCUS and CANDID Careers/Perfect Interview programs
• Join COMment, RU's Communications Club
• Serve as a public relations officer for an organization you
belong to
• Work for campus or local newspaper, television station, or
radio station
• Take courses in Psychology, Sociology, or Social Work to
broaden your perspective
• Volunteer to work on a local political campaign
• Learn to work well on a team and develop leadership skills
• Get experience with public speaking

Campus Contacts

Dr. Wayne Glowka
Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities
Office: 770-720-5628
AWG@reinhardt.edu