Public Relations

School of Communication & The Arts

The Public Relations concentration of the Communication major in geared toward our students who are interested in careers in Public Relations and related fields like reputation management and media relations. By studying both the principles and practice of the industry, you’ll have a competitive edge when you enter the field after graduation.

Learn Public Relations in Theory and Practice

The Public Relations curriculum allows you to dive deep into the industry, learning the importance of internal and external communication in organizations, PR theory, the history of PR, PR specializations, PR writing, and PR case studies. By understanding and applying these complexities in hands-on coursework, it provides you the knowledge base to impress prospective employers and gives you the flexibility to function in any role in the field. You’ll take courses such as:

  • Public Relations Writing Tools
  • Communication Campaign Management
  • Reputation and Relationship Management
  • Case Studies in Public Relations Management

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Learn Public Relations in Theory and Practice

The Public Relations curriculum allows you to dive deep into the industry, learning the importance of internal and external communication in organizations, PR theory, the history of PR, PR specializations, PR writing, and PR case studies. By understanding and applying these complexities in hands-on coursework, it provides you the knowledge base to impress prospective employers and gives you the flexibility to function in any role in the field. You’ll take courses such as:

  • Public Relations Writing Tools
  • Communication Campaign Management
  • Reputation and Relationship Management
  • Case Studies in Public Relations Management

View Full Curriculum

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