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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 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 Requirements Credits: 9

Select eight (8) credits in media from the following:

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

Select fifteen (15) 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

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