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The Department of Communication offers undergraduate students the opportunity to focus on one of the four following areas of study.
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A career in broadcasting is an exciting opportunity. With the growth of new internet media outlets, along with the traditional network, public, and corporate media facilities, there is a wide variety of employment options. Some of the entry-level positions include video editor, associate producer, reporter, photojournalist, on-air talent, and production assistant.
Our students have the opportunity to get real-life experience working on broadcast
television shows, sporting events, at the campus radio station WXUT, and in our live
production video truck.
Whether in the newsroom, production department, or engineering area of a broadcast facility, our graduates become immediately effective and capable of future advancement.
For more information, or questions, about our broadcasting area, e-mail Dr. Jacqueline Layng firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you love to write? Surveys of retired journalists tell us that more then 75 percent were very satisfied with their career choice. Many cited the enjoyment of being creative and the opportunity to have an impact on others lives.
At UT, students find rewarding careers in journalism as newspaper reporters, sports, business, or freelance writers, and also in the growing field of online journalism.
Along with courses on writing, reporting, and editing, classes in computer graphics, layout, and design are also taught with current versions of industry standard software in our communication department computer labs.
Journalism students also have the opportunity to work at the student newspaper,
For more information, or questions, about a focus on journalism, e-mail Department Chair Paul Fritz at email@example.com
A career in public relations offers a variety of exciting opportunities for outgoing and creative individuals. More and more businesses and organizations are realizing the importance good public relations has on their success.
At UT our PR students find positions in business corporations, government agencies, charitable and religious organizations, hospitals, social service, and sports organizations. Through comprehensive classwork students learn both the art of persuasive communication, and the skills necessary to produce many different forms of visual and internet based communications.
Our students also have various on-campus and off-campus internship opportunities where they can experience firsthand what it takes to be a public relations professional.
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For more information, or questions, about our public relations area call Fatima Shousher Simon at 419.530.4364 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. She is also the advisor for UT's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).
Increasingly corporations and organizations are seeking skilled workers trained in interpersonal and organizational communication. These individuals are needed to handle various forms of corporate communications such as public presentations, media advertising and research, and other visual, print or web based communications.
Students with a focus on interpersonal/organizational communication take a wide range of classes from visual communications to media management. Caring professors and professionals with business world experience help students develop the skills necessary for today's technology based job market. Our graduates leave with those skills ready to succeed in the very competitive business world.
Interpersonal/Organizational communication students also have various on-campus and off-campus internship opportunities to enhance their skills and gain real-world experience. For more information, or questions, about this area e-mail Dr. Paul Fritz email@example.com
What we provide our students are academic excellence through comprehensive classwork
and real-world professional skills to help them gain necessary hands-on experience.
In addition to finding or creating rewarding positions for themselves in broadcasting, journalism, and public relations, our graduates often find their education, understanding and clinical skills highly valued in corporations, government, social service agencies, and health care organizations.