Parents’ Top-ranked Skill for Children to Get Ahead? Communication

One more reason why a Communication major, minor, and courses are beneficial: When parents were asked to identify the top skills that important for children to get ahead in the world today, communication skills ranked at the top of the list. Other skills in the top of the list are also directly-tied to effective communication including teamwork, reading, writing, and logic (among others). Parents, employers, and the public all see the value in effective communication skills. Source: Pew Research Center