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Public Relations Concentration

Public Relations Concentration


Are you destined to become a PR guru? Do you have a passion for organzing events? Think you'd make an excellent marketer,  administrator, or public spokesperson? If these careers sound interesting to you, consider our Concentration in Public Relations.

Students learn ways in which organizations communicate with internal and external audiences, and how workplace relationships affect organizational functioning.

Students pursuing the Public Relations Concentration may choose to enter careers such as Public Relations, Event Planning, Human Resources, Corporate Training, or Marketing.


Communication Studies Core Classes

  • COMM 101 Public Speaking
  • COMM 141 Introduction to Media Writing
  • COMM 200 Introduction to Communication Studies
  • COMM 210 Media & Society
  • COMM 320 Communication in a Diverse Society
  • COMM 410 Digital and Social Media Technologies
  • COMM 460 Communication Research Methods & Prospectus
  • COMM 461 Senior Seminar
  • COMM 492 Communication Internship

Classes Required for the Public Relations Concentration

  • COMM 280 Fundamentals of Public Relations
  • COMM 350 Persuasion Theory
  • COMM 354 Public Relations Writing
  • COMM 375 Public Relations Research
  • COMM 430 Public Relations Campaigns