Public Relations

Program Description:

This program will provide graduates with an associate’s degree that will lead to a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations.  This major prepares students to prepare media releases, publications, speeches, and create campaigns.  Graduate will be able to manage and counsel companies/organization in building and improving their relations with their various publics.

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
ART 101 Introduction to Visual Arts 3
COL 101 New Student Seminar 3
ENL 111 Written Communication1 3
HIST 103 U.S. History to 18772 3
MAT 120 Applied Professional Math3 3
PSYC 200 General Psychology2 3
     
BIOL 101/101L General Biology with Lab2 4
COM 112 Oral Communication2 3
COM 130 Mass Communication and Culture2 3
ENL 115 Written Communication4 3
MK 130 Fundamentals of Marketing2 3
     
ENL 201 Introduction to Literature5 3
HIST History Elective6 3
MK 210 Customer Service7 3
SCI 201 Integrated Science: Health, Law & Env8 4
SPAN 101 Introductory spanish I9 3
     
COM 230 Principles of Public Relations2 3
EC 201 Fundamentals of Microeconomics2 3
HMN 235 Leadership Dev. Studies10,11 3
MK 279 Advertising Merchant2 3
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II12 3

1   ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
2   BIOL 101, COM 112, COM 130, EC 201, HIST 103, HIST 104, MK 279 and PSYC 200 have a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
3   MAT 120 has a prerequisite of MAT 095, MAT 096, MAT 097 or placement in 100-level mathematics.
4   ENL 115 has a prerequisite of ENL 111.
5   ENL 201 has a prerequisite of ENL 115.
6   Choose from HIST 103 or HIST 104.
7   MK 210 has a prerequisite of COM 112.
8   SCI has a prerequisite of MAT 120, MAT 145, or MAT 150.
9   SPAN 101 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English.
10 HMN 235 has a prerequisite of COM 111 or ENL 111 with a “C” or better.
11 HMN 235 is the capstone course for this program and should be taken during the student’s final term.
12 SPAN 102 has a prerequisite of SPAN 101.

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