This minor provides students with an introduction to public relations and other related professions (e.g. marketing and social media). Public relations can be described as the strategic management of communication and relationships between organizations and their key publics.
Conceptual and practical courses in public relations and media writing form the core of the minor. Please consult your advisor for assistance when choosing electives and developing your academic plan.
Communication and Media Studies majors may only use 3 credits from the minor to fulfill a major requirement. An additional 15 credits, beyond major requirements, must be selected from the minor.
The Minor in Public Relations consists of 18 credits. A grade of “C” or higher is required on all coursework for the minor.