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I don’t know what to choose between these majors?

Hi everyone. Currently, I am stuck between choosing a major in Advertisement, Entertainment & Tourism, and Public Relations. And I think it’s better to see other people’s opinions on those three majors (maybe pros and cons or anything you can share with me). I’m much thankful if I could hear from everyone here. Thank you so much.

FYI, my name is Hung, 22 years old and live in Southern California.

Thank you comment icon what are 2-4 jobs that you think you'd love? Noah Godwin
Thank you comment icon Hey! So, let's add to the broken record and I'll say do whatever gets you up in the morning excited and ready to go. Something like a Public Relations degree will open you up to a number of fields within the "communications" world, and you may end up in advertising. Your career is long, you have to enjoy it! Tim Sisson, ABC

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John’s Answer

The degree you get will likely only DECIDE the first job that you have right out of college.

I focused on communication in undergrad because I really enjoy public speaking.

Decide which one gets you to the career you are most interested in up front. Most people change careers multiple times in their life (I know I did). I have yet to have a "communications" job (think PR/journalism, etc.). However, my degree gave me valuable skills I've used in ALL of my jobs. any of the degrees you have listed can have valuable skills you bring with you in your career(s). For now, focus on what excites you the most.
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Bianca’s Answer

I would agree with the commenters that say to follow your passion and whichever is most exciting to you, because I think they are all pretty versatile. I may be biased because I'm in the field of public relations and communications, but I do think PR is the most versatile of the three listed as it is the broadest and PR and comms skills are very relevant in the other two areas as well as many others.
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Samantha’s Answer

I did Advertising is the most versatile. Youl could still working in Entertainment, Tourism or PR with an Advertising degree. At my school I actually did Journalism with a minor in Communication and focused my Journalism degree on Advertising/PR.
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Keith’s Answer

I was an advertising major in college and loved the written word. I still ghreatly enjoy the creative process, but as I got further into the work it was not really what I wanted to do as a career. Today, I work as a Director for a Fortune 200 financial services company using the skills I learned in advertising to inspire and lead others.

From my friends that do Entertainment and Tourism, the opportunities for a multitude of life experiences is the primary benefit of the career. I don't have any of those colleagues/friends that began in the industry that still remain, if that says anything.

As for PR, a lot like advertising, it can be a dog-eat-dog type of environment. Sounds really exciting and certaily never a dull moment. It really depends on what your passions are and how badly you desire to follow them. Good luck.
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ANTONIO’s Answer

Definitely follow what is your passion , what makes you happy, the money and success will come, but if you do something that you really like and get paid for that is priceless. like is mentioned above you can choose one and then get specialized or focus on the other
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Atul’s Answer

If you have a degree in Public Relations, you can easily do the other goals, i.e. advt, and others.
You need mastery of the English language along with public speaking skills along w/ marketing.
For tourism, it does not hurt to take a few courses in History too.
Also, learn to deliver a message/topic in a succinct manner which will come in handy for both fields.
Decide for yourself and put your heart into one major vs keeping your feet in both majors.
What you study above will open the door for both professions.
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Tony’s Answer

Follow your passion - if you get excited about creating ideas for advertising campaigns, pursue advertising. So many careers today, including the 3 you mention, include social media as a key components. Maybe focus on Social Media and Communications, to get exposure to all 3 disciplines.
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