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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Relations Major, BA

Public relations has become an indispensable part of any organization, company, institution, or government trying to create a body of public opinion to support its mission, vision, or values. Understood as a management function in modern organizations in the corporate world, this same professional level has been adopted by NGOs, non-profit organizations, and even governments and countries as a whole. This new scenario offers plenty of opportunities for multifaceted public relations practitioners with skills in written and interpersonal communication, research, negotiation, leadership, creativity, logistics, and problem solving. Students must complete the communication foundation courses prior to acceptance into the public relations major.


Communication Foundation Core Requirements

Total Core Credits: 9

Select eight (8) credits in media from the following

Select eight (8) credits in public relations specilizations from the following

Pre-approved upper division elective credits - Credits (10)

Student may choose any COM course with advisor approval.

Total Credits: 75