Public Relations

  • Public Relations

  • Program Designation: Minor

    Program Contact: Tim Ziaukas

    Academic Division: Communication and the Arts

    Program Description:

    Our public relations program prepares you for effective communication in the 21st century. Learn to tell clients' stories through appropriate media to specific publics. Develop your writing skills. Enhance your media literacy. Be prepared for the ongoing digital revolution.

    Minor Requirements

    A minor in public relations may be earned by completing the following course requirements:

    Total Credits: 21

    Please be advised

    Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.