Thomas More College

What Does It Take To Succeed In Communication?

Do you like to organize information, find common ground and communicate with others? Are you a good writer? Are you fascinated by words, speech and how we express thoughts and feelings? Then a degree in Communication from Thomas More College could be right for you. Developing your communication skills can lead to any number of careers, including:

  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Community Relations
  • Disc Jockey
  • Education
  • Event Planner
  • Graduate School
  • Human Resources
  • Internet Communications
  • Marketing
  • Political Campaigns
  • Print & Broadcast Media
  • Public Relations
  • Public Speaking
  • Publicist
  • Social Service Spokesperson
  • Speech Writer

Communication

Design Your Own Degree

No matter what direction your career interests take you, you'll benefit from a solid foundation in communication coursework. Through the required courses listed at right, you will study the impact of communication and influence on people, groups and organizations. Then, working with faculty members who know you best, you'll develop a personalized program of elective courses, internships, co-ops and independent studies to complete the degree that is best suited to your dreams.

Program Highlights

Flexibility: you can design a communication curriculum for yourself that focuses on your interest in the field of communications.

Meet The Pros: The opportunity to meet and learn from seasoned professionals in various communication careers.

Intern: The chance to gain experience in a varity of communication fields by interning in public relations, print and broadcast, media, and human resources or sales.

Work, Learn, Earn: There is also an option to work while you learn by participating in the Thomas More Co-op Program.

Add Theatre To The Mix

The skills needed to present yourself on stage can also be an advantage in a communication career. That's why Thomas More offers a curriculum that combines Speech-Communication and Theatre courses. We also offer a Speech-Communication, Theatre and Education degree that certifies graduates to teach both speech and drama in Kentucky and many other states.

See How Far You Can Go

Many of Thomas More's Communication graduates have taken rewarding jobs as public relations spokespeople, marketing executives, news writers, video producers, on-air reporters, artists' representatives and teachers. The possibilities are limitless for those who develop the necessary skills. You'll find the communication training you need at Thomas More.

What You Will Learn

  • A broad core of communication courses that will give you a foundation in human and mediated communication.
  • Information about your special interest in communication such as journalism, human resources, public relations, advertising, new media, etc.

For more information, contact:

Mary Jo Nead
Department Chair of Communication
Thomas More College
859-344-3375
maryjo.nead@thomasmore.edu