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Public Relations Minor


(Revised for fall 2016)

Why public relations?

Public Relations minors learn how to manage and promote the public images of people, businesses and organizations. Students also gain the "people skills" necessary to be successful in many and varied careers, making it a minor that pairs well with numerous areas of study.

Goes great with:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Services
  • Marketing
  • Pastoral & Youth Ministry
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sport Management
  • Theatre

Course descriptions

A. The following courses make up the Public Relations minor:

COM150 Social and New Media Communication
COM201 Beginning Newswriting
COM230 Principles of Public Relations
COM314 Public Relations Writing

B. 6 upper-division credits approved by Department of Communication chair

Course descriptions