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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
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Communication Studies, Public Relations Concentration, BA

Department: Communication Studies 

The Public Relations concentration provides students with foundational knowledge of public relations theory, research and professional communication skills. In addition, students learn about the ethical responsibilities to create and implement systematic communication plans for corporate, non-profit and governmental organizations. Based on the rigorous education in communication theory and research, strategic writing, speaking, media literacy, visual communication and public relations planning, students are prepared to develop integrated communication careers in fields such as public relations, social-trend research and public affairs.

Course Requirements

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures  section of this catalog.