2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, B.A., Public Relations Concentration


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Students earning a B.A. degree in communication with a concentration in public relations will build specialized knowledge and skills related to public relations across a variety of platforms, contexts, and formats in addition to acquiring a solid grounding in communication fundamentals.  Through coursework emphasizing writing, campaigns, and persuasion, as well as field experiences and internship opportunities, students will learn to become competent and well-rounded public relations professionals.

Students earning a B.S. degree in communication with a concentration in public relations are required to complete a total of 121 credits as follows.

Core Curriculum


The completion of 40 credits of university core courses with these restrictions:

  • CC 2.2: COMM 2200 Small Group Communication
  • CC 8.2: Global and Intercultural Awareness
  • CC 9.2: Perspectives on Creative Arts

Plus two public relations electives (6 credits)


Select from the following:

Additional Required Courses (39 credits)


Plus thirteen free electives

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