Aug 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate 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 two communication foundation courses (COM 201 and COM 207) with an overall average of B, in order to graduate from the major.

Communication Foundation Core Requirements


Total Communication Foundation Core Credits: 10


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


Select fourteen (14) pre-approved upper-division elective credits from the following:


Student may choose additional COM course with advisor pre-approval. Credits cannot be counted twice in the major and electives.

Total Credits: 75


College and Department Information


Communication Department  
College of Arts and Humanities  

Program Outcomes
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