Effective communication to the key publics is essential in today’s complex business and media environment. The public relations minor is for students who want to acquire critical communication skills, including writing, audio, video, and the effective use of data and design. Successful students will also be equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge needed to be a good communication practitioner. This minor may complement relevant majors such as business administration, communication studies, sociology, and psychology, though any student with an interest in public relations is welcome.
Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.
Note: A student pursuing the minor in public relations must complete a minimum of three courses exclusive to this minor beyond the courses required for the student’s declared major(s), minor(s), or PlusOne.
and JRNL 1102
|Journalism 1: Fundamentals of Reporting|
and Journalist’s Toolbox
|JRNL 3425||Public Relations Principles||4|
|Complete one of the following:||4|
|Media and Advocacy in Theory and Practice|
|Research for Media Strategy|
|Complete one additional JRNL course.||4|
2.000 GPA required in the minor