Public Relations B.A.

Curriculum

Degree Requirements

120 credits total required for graduation

  • at least 42 credits must be in courses numbered 300 or above

Required prerequisites for the major:

  • PRS 100: Intro to Public Relations
  • COM 100: Fundamentals of Communication

Required core courses:

  • PRS 320: Strategic Media Relations
  • PRS 340: Public Relations
  • PRS 441: Public Relations Practices
  • PRS 477: Public Relations Internship
  • COM 381: Research Methods in Communication
  • WRT/PRS 331: Writing Public Relations
  • JOR/PRS 341: Editing for Publication

+ choose one focus area (see Curriculum Sheets for specific course options):

  • 9 credits from the Entrepreneurial focus area
  • 9 credits from the Event Management focus area
  • 9 credits from the Social Media focus area

Minor Option

The minor in Public Relations requires 18 course credits from the following: PRS100, COM100, PRS200 or 300, PRS340, COM200-level or COM300-level, WRT200-level, and PRS477 (internship)