Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 472 - Global Public Relations

This course studies public relations from a global perspective. It provides an international point of view for public relations theories, strategies, and practices. It also compares cultures and investigates the interaction of cultures from a cultural, social, political, and legal perspective. Grade will either be S or U.

Prerequisites: COM 370 and admission to either the communication studies, film, public relations, or journalism major.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Reduce ethnocentric biases and foster an informed perspective on cross-cultural issues and relations
  • Demonstrate understanding of the cultural differences affecting the work of public relations practitioners when implementing international campaigns
  • Learn the methodology to hire a foreign firm and/or manage an international public relations campaign
  • Learn how public relations are practiced in other countries as a way to better understand how the communication landscape works within a global economic context

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