Shawnee State allows students like Keldon Bowling to earn a degree focusing on what interests her and would allow her to stand out in her career field. She wanted to focus on the communication aspect of her major, which provides her with the skills to interact with anyone confidently within various environments. After she receives her bachelor’s degree in English, her concentration in communication will lead her to a career she truly wants, to be a pharmaceutical sales representative.  

“I feel like I’m learning something completely new that I never knew about and I’m learning about things that deal with issues that are happening today. I love all of my professors. I think they do a great job and they really want you to learn rather than just getting it done.” 

Studying communication at Shawnee prepares students for a variety of careers, which allows them to go into the career field with many options. Pairing English and communication together creates a student who has strong writing skills and confidently presents himself or herself in a professional environment. Shawnee State offers a variety of classes, ranging from professional writing to intercultural communication. Keldon has a lot of in-class experience as well as internship opportunities offered to her by the caring faculty. Choosing communications as a concentration is the best option for students who really want to stand out in their career.