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Public Relations Major

Major Overview

41 credits

Why public relations?
Public relations is a management function that plans an organization’s communications objectives and programs. Students learn that public relations professionals try to promote goodwill for their organizations, primarily by transmitting information to a variety of publics and constituencies.

Career Options
Advertising, Marketing, and Public relations managers; graphic designers; market and survey researchers; public relations specialists; publishers; writers

High School Preparation
Business; Computer Applications; English; Journalism; Psychology; Speech

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

For more information contact:

Dean Beckman, M.S.
Chair, Communication Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1452
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1502
dbeckman@smumn.edu