The Professional Communication major at Siena Heights University offers students a broad area of study that is relevant for virtually any career field.
Many colleges offer a bachelor’s degree in communications, but PCM goes above and beyond the traditional communications degree to prepare students not only for effective verbal and written communication, but also for the technological proficiency and research skills required in today’s workplace. PCM integrates Siena Heights’ Dominican traditions and mission of a competent, purposeful and ethical learning environment that prepares each individual to embody these values well beyond graduation.
The program meets the needs of people who are interested in or who have prior learning/work experience in a communications-related field. These areas can include: advertising, journalism, graphic arts, marketing, multimedia, film, web design and radio/TV broadcasting.
Emphasis is placed on enhancing students’ communication skills and competencies in the workplace. Coursework required for this degree path include:
- Communication Skills for Managers
- Business Ethics
- Technology and the Human Condition
- Professional Communication Seminar-Capstone Course
In addition, there is a Professional Communication degree elective requirement that enables students to focus their major on their goals and interests.
Meet the Professional Communication Faculty
Associate Professor of Professional Communications
#1. Provides a versatile skill set, as students learn myriad communication skills that will be useful regardless of the career path
#2. Prepares students for today’s fast-paced work environment by effectively utilizing a variety of communication technology tools
#3. Comprehensive content offers a broad range of career options
Learn about the career opportunities you can have with a degree in Professional Communication.
Career Opportunities for PCM Graduates
- Advertising Specialist
- Broadcast Manager
- Communication Trainer
- Copy Writer
- Creative Director
- Director of Corporate Communication
- Entertainment Professional
- Freelance Writer
- Human Resources
- Independent Filmmaker
- Media Buyer
- Media Sales Representative
- Movie Producer
- Music Producer
- News Director
- News Writer
- Political Writer/Consultant
- Public information Officer
- Public Opinion Researcher
- Public Relations and Advertising
- Sports Announcer
- Television Producer
- Web designer
- Web Manager