Interdependence of communicative culture and professional choice of students – humanitarians

Author: Viktor I. Filonenko, Olga S. Mosienko, Alexander V. Ponedelkov

Communicology. 2017. Vol.5. No.4
Viktor I. Filonenko, Dr. Sci. (Soc.), Professor of the Institute of Philosophy and Social-political Sciences, Director of the Center for Social and Political Studies, Southern Federal University. 105 Bolshaya Sadovaya St., Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation, 344006, e-mail:;
Olga S. Mosienko, candidate of sociology, senior lecturer of the Institute of Sociology and Regional Studies, Southern Federal University. 160 Pushkin str., Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation, 344006, e-mail:;
Alexander V. Ponedelkov – Honored Worker of Science, Dr. Sci. (Pol. Sci), Professor, Head of the Chair of politology and ethnopolitics, the South-Russian Institute of Management – branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. 70/54 Pushkinskaja, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation, 344002, e-mail: ponedelkov@uriu.

Abstract. The article is devoted to the analysis of distinctive features and contradictions of the professional choice of students – humanitarians based on empirical data of monitoring sociological research “Contradictions and paradoxes of the socialization of student youth in conditions of transitivity of modern Russian society” (2016), “Socialization and education of students of universities in the Rostov region” ( 2006, 2011). The article analyzes the main motives for choosing a future profession, the influence of parents on professional choice, attitudes towards the chosen direction of training, satisfaction with professional choice, motivation for attending training sessions, gender perspective of professional self-determination, etc. The article discusses the interrelationship and interdependence of professional socialization and communicative culture. It is recommended for graduate students, teachers of higher education institutions, employees of management of the higher education, as well as to all those who are interested in the topic of professional development of the modern Russian youth.

Keywords: communication, professional choice, professional socialization, training direction, student youth, interpersonal communication, communicative culture

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For citation: Filonenko Viktor I., Mosienko Olga S., Ponedelkov Alexander V. Interdependence of communicative culture and professional choice of students – humanitarians. Communicology. Vol. 5. No. 4. 2017. P. 45-58 DOI 10.21453/2311-3065-2017-5-4-45-58

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