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Journalism - Public Relations


The Public Relations minor provides an opportunity for students from various disciplines to develop skills and knowledge regarding the role and practice of public relations in a diverse global marketplace through learning the application of PR in varied venues like corporations, non-profits, PR agencies, campaigns, and issues-based groups. The minor integrates technique with a multimedia-based approach and emphasizes ethics, research, and analysis skills necessary to produce credible PR.

Minor Requirements

24 credits

  • JRN 130 Writing for the Media
  • JRN 155 Digital Journalism
  • JRN 230 Print Journalism or JRN 235 Broadcast Journalism
  • JRN 386 Public Relations Principles
  • JRN 486 Public Relations Practice

Choose one of the following:

  • MGT 101 Introduction to Management
  • MGT 331 Principles of Marketing