Communications programs

Whether your message is a speech, news story, feature article or corporate newsletter, studying communications will help you develop your writing and speaking skills. Many communications majors also pursue minors or add second majors, preparing for careers as journalists or publicists in the arts and politics.

Public Relations Minor

Requirements:
COM 101x - Mass Media and Society
COM 185 - Media Writing
COM 225 - Media Law and Ethics
COM 230 - Principles of Public Relations
COM 332 - Social Foundations of Advertising
Choose two credits: 2
COM 215 - Practicum in Public Relations
COM 217 - Communication Practicum in Print Media
Choose 8 credits: 8
ART 220 - Graphic Design I
COM 261 - Feature Writing
COM 263 - Layout and Design
COM 310 - Advanced Topics in Communications *
COM 315 - Writing and Design for the Web
COM 330 - Multiplatform Communications
COM 340 - News Writing and Editing
COM 355 - Organizational Communication
ENG 235 - Introduction to Rhetorical Studies
ENG 288 - Writing in the Professions
ENG 297 - The Rhetoric of Persuasion
Total credits required: 26

Note:

* COM 310 Must be a topic in Public Relations