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Guided Pathways

This guide will outline the ways in which the library can support Guided Pathways efforts at Moreno Valley College.

Career Resources

Communication imageThe B.A. degree in Communication Studies prepares you for a wide variety of careers in business, industry, government, nonprofit organizations or human services. Examples of communication careers include, but are not limited to: teaching, sales, human relations, customer service, social services, management, public relations, advertising, media, fund-raising, law, politics, consulting, and publishing. Many Communication Studies majors decide to pursue and an advanced degree (M.A., Ph.D., J.D.) in an area that requires excellent communication such as law, social work, clinical psychology, business administration, and high school or college/university teaching.

The career path you chose is often connected to your area of emphasis. It is important to research the areas of emphases at each University of interest to you, as they will vary.

  • Argumentation and Persuasion prepares you for careers in government or politics, and it offers particularly strong preparation for law school.
  • Interpersonal Communication prepares you for entrance into a variety of careers in social and human services. You can also pursue advanced education leading to careers in teaching, counseling, social work or clinical psychology.
  • Organizational Communication prepares you for careers in business, nonprofit organizations or government; examples are community relations director or representative, conflict manager, customer service representative, director of corporate communications, executive manager, human resource manager, industrial and labor relations representative, mediator, negotiator, public information officer, or sales representative.
  • Intercultural Communication prepares you for communication across cultural boundaries in careers such as customer service and sales representative, diplomat, foreign correspondent, foreign relations or foreign service officer, host for foreign dignitaries, intercultural and diversity trainer, international corporate representative, international and study abroad student advisor, and travel industry representative.
  • Other areas include Media Studies, Strategic Communication, Integrated Communication, Health Communication, Social Media & Communication Technology

 Information adapted from Cal State Fullerton Department of Human Communication Studies the  Cal State San Bernardino Department of Communication Studies and other programs throughout the United States.

Communications Databases

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