Program Requirements

If you are pursuing a degree in public relations, you must meet the below requirements to be eligible for graduation. Also, you must complete the general education program, fulfill the general baccalaureate degree requirements and complete at least 120 hours of coursework.

Major requirements (60 hours):

Note: six hours may double count in General Education requirements.

  1. Specific General Education requirements: COM 115(3), PSY 121(3).
  2. Departmental requirements (21 hours): COM 115(3), 205(3), 209(3), 210(3), 328(3), 336(3), 350(3).
  3. Public relations requirements (18 hours): COM 309(3), 379(3), 439(3), 459(3), 509(3) or 519(3); DES 300(3).
  4. Communication production, writing, and advocacy: JRN 270(3); and 12 hours from COM 322(3), 469(3), 479(3), 495(3), 550(3), 566(3); JRN 370(3), 374(3), 381(3), 384(3); MED 290(3), 345(3), 355(3), 381(3), 390(3); ENG 373(3), AGC 293(3), 303(3), 333(3).
  5. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of COM 509(3) or 519(3).

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements