Today, I started another public speaking course. I’m quite adept at reading student faces on the first day. For all of those students, past and present, who find no reason to take communication courses, let alone majoring in communication, consider the following. And consider it again when you don’t believe it.
This screengrab from a education.yahoo.net helps to explain why a degree in Communication or Communications (there is a difference) is always a good investment. It may not be a ‘photo’ but it’s worth sharing.
There are so many reasons to be a communication major, but this is just the latest report to tell you why– if you won’t take my word for it.
Yahoo! Education reports that “According to a 2012 report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce called ‘Hard Times: Not All College Degrees are Created Equal,’ the risk of unemployment after college depends largely on your major.” Specifically, they mention that “the unemployment rate for recent communications grads is only 7.4 percent, lower than the average for all recent grads.”