Minor in Public Relations

Required courses - (15 Credit Hours)

  • COMM 348 - Public Relations (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 349 - Public Relations Writing (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 641 - Public Relations and Campaign Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • Choose two classes from the following (6 Credit Hours)

  • COMM 345 - Desktop Publishing (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 635 - Multimedia Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 642 - Crisis Management and Strategies (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 414 - Business & Professional Speaking (out of area course) (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 680 - Public Relations Theories (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 680 - Public Relations for the NonProfit Sector (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 680 - Special Event Planning (3 Credit Hours)
  • Suggested courses from other areas of Communication Studies - (6 Credit Hours)

  • COMM 100 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 120 - Introduction to Theater (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 125 - Introduction to Motion Pictures (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 318 - Introduction to Organizational Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 414 - Business and Professional Speaking (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 600 - Nonverbal Codes (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 601 - Persuasion (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 602 - Intercultural Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 604 - Interpersonal Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 606 - Conflict Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 607 - Listening (3 Credit Hours)

Total Hours for Public Relations Minor: 21 Credit Hours

Students must take courses in at least two areas of the department (advertising, general communication, journalism, organizational communication, public relations or theatre). This option includes a concentration of a minimum of 15 hours in one area of the department. The minimum requirement is 21 credit hours.