Minor in Public Relations

The public relations minor emphasizes hands-on experience in preparation for careers as spokespeople, media relations specialists, bloggers, and more.

24 units


Core Requirements
PUBR 215Public Relations and Social Media3
PUBR 250Introduction to Public Relations3
COMM 200Introduction to Mass Communication3
PUBR 330Writing 3: Public Relations Writing for Campaigns 13
PUBR 400Public Relations Management and Ethics3
Select 9 units from the following:9
Visual Design and Branding
Journalism Research Methods
Conflict Management
Communication Internship 2
Public Relations Agency
Digital Storytelling
Reputation Management
Public Relations, Non-profits and Social Causes
Public Relations and Entertainment
Public Relations International Experience
Special Topics in Public Relations: Crisis Communication
Public Relations Capstone
Total Units24

Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement. 


Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Identify major theories and development of the field of public relations.
  2. Understand how public relations techniques create relationships between organizations and their different publics.
  3. Apply Christian ethical principles to the practice of public relations.
  4. Select public relations strategies and techniques to solve communication problems.
  5. Utilize quantitative and qualitative tools to produce research in the field of public relations.
  6. Create professional public relations campaigns.
  7. Build a personal portfolio of public relations artifacts.