PR Minor

PR Minor


Public Relations Minor Worksheet

Journalism, Communications Studies, TMD and Marketing majors who wish to minor in Public Relations should follow the interdisciplinary curriculum outlined below. Students in other Majors who are interested in Public Relations should meet with Regina Bell to formulate a course of study (rbell@mail.uri.edu, 874-2857).

All PR Minors must take one of the following:

  • STA 220—Statistics in Modern Society
  • STA 308—Introductory Statistics
  • STA 409—Statistical Methods in Research I
  • BAC 201—Managerial Statistics
  • MTH 107—Finite Math
  • MTH 106—Mathematics of Social Choice and Finance

Communications Studies majors

Take the following courses:

ANY Writing course in addition to the required general education writing requirement (must receive the grade of C or better)

  • JOR 340—Public Relations (pre: Writing course with a grade of C or better)
  • PRS491 —Internship (in Public Relations; pre: JOR 340)
  • BUS 365 (MKT 301)—Marketing Principles
  • Two additional Marketing courses

Journalism majors

Take the following courses:

  • COM 210—Persuasion : The Rhetoric of Influence
  • COM 302—Advanced Public Speaking [pre: COM 202 (101)]
  • COM 351 (320)—Oral Communication for Business and Professions
  • BUS 365 (MKT 301)—Marketing Principles
  • Two additional Marketing courses

Marketing majors

Take the following courses:

  • COM 210—Persuasion : The Rhetoric of Influence
  • COM 302—Advanced Public Speaking [pre: COM 202 (101)]
  • ANY Writing course in addition to the required general education writing requirement (must receive the grade of C or better)
  • JOR 340—Public Relations (pre: Writing course  with a grade of C or better)
  • PRS491 —Internship (in Public Relations; pre: JOR 340)