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  Jan 22, 2018
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Relations, B.A.

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Requirements for Graduation:

To be eligible for graduation, students majoring in Public Relations must complete a minimum of 122 credits, achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher, satisfy the College’s residency requirements, and complete the General Education Requirements of the College. Courses used to complete General Education Requirements may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, and credits earned in WRT 100  may not be applied to degree requirements. In addition, students majoring in Public Relations must earn a grade of 2.0 or higher in all courses taken in the major.

Required Courses for Public Relations Major:

Support Courses

In addition, students are required to select five support courses from the following offerings:

Area Elective

Students must also complete an area elective requirement by selecting one Communication course offered within the three majors.

Humanities/Social Science Electives

Students must complete four courses in the humanities or social and behavioral sciences at the 200 level or above. One of these courses must be a literature course.

Free Electives (22-24 credits)

Public Relations Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year (28-30 credits)

Sophomore Year (31 credits)

Junior Year (33 credits)

  • Area I Distribution Requirement 3 credit hours
  • Humanities, Social or Behavioral Science Electives 6 credit hours
  • Support Courses 9 credit hours
  • CM 327 Persuasion 3 credit hours
  • CM 321 Writing for Public Relations 3 credit hours
  • Area Elective 3 credit hours
  • Free Electives 6 credit hours

Senior Year (30 credits)

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