Public Relations Minor

The public relations minor is an interdisciplinary program that exposes students to introductory theories and production skills in the field of public relations. The minor requires a minimum of 28 credit hours as follows:

Degree Requirements

Students must take the following:

COM 222Media Aesthetics and Creativity

4

COM 224Mass Media and Society

4

COM 225Media Writing

4

COM 284Principles of Public Relations

4

COM 384Writing for Public Relations

4

Total Credit Hours:20

In addition to the courses listed above, the faculty RECOMMENDS a student take additional elective courses from the following list:

BUS 101Introduction to Global Business

4

COM 301Introduction to Organizational Communication

4

COM 436Critical Studies in Public Communication

4

COM 470Communication Research Methods

4

COM 584Public Relations Campaigns

4

ECO 204Principles of Microeconomics

4

MKT 300Principles of Marketing

4

Or courses in JOU, SPE and/or GWA (check with your adviser)

Students must take TWO of the following courses:

ART 210Beginning Digital Arts

4

COM 302Digital Arts for Professional Communication

4

COM 315Web Design

4

JOU 221Multimedia Journalism I: The Digital Tool Kit

4

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 28