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B.A. in Communications - Public Relations Curriculum

(Leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Media)

Core Curriculum I – IV (42 Hours)

Preprofessional, Major and Elective Courses (21 Hours)
CMM 211 Introduction to Mass Communications (3)
CMM 212 Beginning Newswriting (3)
CIS 205 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3)
Or
CIS 210 Introduction to Computer Systems (3)
CMS 200 Voice and Diction (3)

Restricted Electives (9 Hours)
Restricted electives must be chosen in consultation with major adviser.

Public Relations (33 Hours)
CMM 213 Basic Photography (3)
CMM 310 Introduction to Public Relations (3)
CMM 313 Copy Editing (3)
CMM 320 Writing for Public Relations (3)
CMM 321 Advertising Skills for Public Relations Practice (3)
CMM 330 Ethical Issues in Mass Media (3)
CMM 400 Public Relations for Problem Solving and Applications (3)
CMM 402 Law of Communication (3)
CMM 404 Mass Media and Society (3)
CMM 420 Case Studies in Public Relations (3)
CMM 423 Practicum (1)
CMM 424 Internship (2-6)

Minor Elective Courses (18 Hours)

Foreign Language (6 Hours)
Choose one language, either French or Spanish.

TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENTS (120-123 Hours)

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