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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog
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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Relations Major, BA


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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


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