Communication Studies Major, Public Relations Concentration (B.A.) - Undergraduate - 2011 University Catalog

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Program Overview

The Public Relations concentration examines the practice of managing the flow of information between an organization or individual and their publics, along with strategies for shaping public opinion.  Common “PR” activities include speaking at conferences, working with the press and fostering employee communication.  The major is applicable to many career paths including media relations, labor relations, politics, human resources, entertainment, among others.

For further information, including Admission Guidelines: Communication Studies webpage.

Curriculum Requirements

All university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree (for further information, click here.)  In addition, students pursuing Organizational Communication must complete requirements for the major and concentration:  


PUBLIC RELATIONS CONCENTRATION

Complete 48 semester hours including the following 3 requirement(s):

  1. CORE REQUIREMENTS

    Complete the following 2 requirement(s):

    1. Complete 6 courses for 18 semester hours:

    2. Complete the following course a minimum of 8 times: There is no credit associated with this course.

  2. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

    Complete 5 courses for 15 semester hours:

  3. MAJOR ELECTIVES

    Complete 15 semester hours from the following:

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    2.  


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