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Public Relations

The interdisciplinary public relations minor is designed for students interested in gaining a theoretical and practical understanding of the history, function and tools of public relations in the dynamic field of communication. The public relations minor must successfully complete a minimum of 18 credit hours.

Minor Requirements

  • COMM 155 Intro to Integrated Marketing Communication (3 CH)
  • COMM 240 Public Relations (3 CH) 
  • COMM 282 Writing for Mass Media (3 CH) 
  • COMM 405 Advanced Public Relations (3 CH) 
  • ART 246 Intro to Graphic Design (3 CH) 
  • BADM 324 Advertising (3 CH)

In communication courses, a C minus or better is required in order for a course to count towards any major or minor in the communication department. It is recommended that all students minoring in public relations also take COMM 321 Organizational Communication.

*Major requirements or electives in any communication major or minor may not count toward another communication major or minor.