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Typical Sequence of Courses

B.F.A. in Public Relations (129 credits)

 

Freshman Year Credits

BDST 11,12 6
Core 1,2, 3 (Fall) 9
ENG 1, 2 (Core 4, 5) 6
Core 6, 7 (Spring) 6
Core 8 Lab Science (Spring) 4
College 101 (Fall) 4
Total 32

Sophomore Year Credits

Core 9,10,11 (Fall) 9
CMA 2 (Fall) 3
CMA 4 (Fall) 3
CMA 5 (Fall) 3
Core 12 (Spring) 3
PR 30 (Spring) 3
PR 1, 2 (Spring) 6
MKT 11 (Spring) 3
Total 33

Junior Year Credits

Core 13 (Fall) 3
PR 20 (Fall) 3
PR 70 (Fall) 3
PR Elective 1, 2 (Fall) 6
Free Elective 1 (Fall) 3
PR 25 (Spring) 3
PR Elective 3, 4 (Spring) 6
CMA 10 3
Free Elective 2 (Spring 3
Total 33

Senior Year Credits

PR 29 (Fall) 3
PR 91 (Fall) 3
PR Electives 5, 6 (Fall) 6
Free Elective 3, 4 (Fall) 6
PR 92 (Spring) 4
PR Elective 7 (Spring) 3
Free Elective 5 (Spring) 3
ORC 1/17 (Spring) 3
Total 31

Total credits 129

 

Department Requirements: 73

(18 credits for Media Arts department core and 55 credits required for the Public Relations major required and elective courses)
Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Requirements: 41 credits
Free Electives: 15 credits
Total degree requirements: 129

Public Relations Minors

For students who wish to minor in Public Relations, there are two 18-credit concentrations available: Public Relations and Advertising. Prerequisites apply to these minors as well. The course distributions follow below.

Public Relations Concentration (18 credits)

PR 1, PR 2, PR 20, PR 25 and PR 29 OR PR 70 and one PR elective (not a PR internship or a CMA course).

Advertising Concentration (18 credits)

PR 1, PR 30, PR 53, PR 54 AND PR 55 OR PR56 AND one PR elective (not a PR elective or a CMA course).