20 Things All Comm Studies Majors Hate To Hear
Start writing a post

20 Things All Comm Studies Majors Hate To Hear

20 Things All Comm Studies Majors Hate To Hear

Communication studies is an academic discipline that deals with the study of human communication, there are many different emphasis within the field, like public relations, journalism, electronic media, social influence, the list could go on. One thing that is true for every field there are some things we are all tired of hearing.

1. Communication..? That’s cool…

It is pretty cool, actually.

2. What is that, what will you do?

It's a secret apparently.

3. So basically you are just learning how to talk to people, right?

It's more than just that.

4. Everyone already knows how to communicate, though.

If they did I wouldn't be needed.

5. So, are you planning on being a news anchor?

The best in the business too.

6. You can be a publicist for *insert someone famous*

What are they famous for?

7. You have a class about film analysis? I love films!

Micro-analyze every part of the film then come talk to me about how much you love it.

8. Social media isn’t hard, so how hard can the class be?

Try communicating effectively in 140 characters or less.

9. Communication theory can’t be that hard.

Yes, moonlighting as a philosopher is a walk in the park.

10. I wish my major was as easy as yours.

Please tell me how writing back-to-back-to-back papers is easy.

11. You are supposed to be a people person, so why are you awkward?

Public speaking is still as hard for me, as it is you.

12. So, you’re a Comm major because another major was too hard right?

Nope, this was my first choice, believe it or not.

13. You know this isn’t a practical field, right?


14. All your work is done in group projects, so it can’t be that hard.

You try working with four other people that are just as busy.

15. All you do is creative writing for your classes.

Proving that some object represents the hierarchy isn't easy.

16. ... can you help me with my essay?

No, I can't I have my own to write.

17. Can you even get a real job?

Yes, the ones you wish you had.

18. Don’t you know it’s a dying profession?

No, it's not, it's in high demand.

19. It will be hard to make money.

To some people, money isn't everything.

20. Do you even have friends outside your major?

Why yes I do, but us Comm majors like to stick together.

Whenever anyone hates on your field of study, remind them that Ellen DeGeneres, Denzel Washington, and Mark Harmon all majored in communications. It’s all about what you make it.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

college students waiting in a long line in the hallway

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments