According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers the number one skill that employers are looking for is communication--both verbal and written.
Does this sound familiar? Are you taking an English Writing class or a Public Speaking class? Part of the reason behind the rationale for requiring those classes is that you will need those skills in the workplace (as well as in life).
Here is the complete list of the most sought after skills in employees; are your professors requiring some of these things in your classes too?
Employers Rank Top Candidate Skills/Qualities