The public information specialization is designed for the student who works in or wants to work as a communication specialist, most likely for a public or nonprofit agency, and who desires to combine select courses from a variety of related disciplines into a cohesive degree. To meet the requirements for the public information specialization, students must satisfactorily complete 86 credit hours, including:
A minimum of 46 credit hours in the specialization, consisting of:
At least 15 credit hours in English (ENG) and/or writing (WRI) courses.
THR 204: or an equivalent or higher theatre performance course
At least one of the following courses:
|GWA 203||Political Parties and Interest Groups||
|GWA 326||Political Campaigns and Electoral Politics||
|GWA 426||Public Opinion, the Media and Power||
At least 8 credit hours in art (ART) or other communication (COM) courses
Studio/performance and cross-listed courses are accepted
GWA courses cross-listed with COM are accepted
At least 15 of the above credit hours must be earned at the University.
At least 16 of the above credit hours must be earned in courses at the 300-level or higher.
Electives of the student's choosing must be in ART, COM, ENG, WRI, any language course, SOC, HIS, and/or GWA.