Aug 07, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Relations and Strategic Communication, B.A.

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Admission Requirements

Students planning to major in public relations and strategic communication must complete DISC 1312  (or equivalent), three hours of statistics (STAT 2331  or ITOM 2305 ) and six hours of corporate communication and public affairs coursework (CCPA 2327 , CCPA 3300 ), with a minimum 3.000 GPA across three courses (STAT 2331  or ITOM 2305 , CCPA 2327 , CCPA 3300 ) and no grade lower than a C in any of the four courses.

CCPA coursework may not be repeated without faculty consent and approval from the chair of corporate communication and public affairs. STAT may be repeated without CCPA consent.

Students must earn a grade of C (not C-) or better for coursework toward major requirements.

Requirements for the Degree (37 Credit Hours)

University-wide Requirements (Varies)

Media/Technology Electives (6 Credit Hours)

Second Major or Minor

To be determined with counsel of adviser; hours vary according to choice.

Free Electives

Hours vary as needed to meet University residency and degree requirements.

Total: 122 Credit Hours


Public relations and strategic communication majors are required to meet the following additional requirements as part of the corporate communication and public affairs curriculum or as part of the University Curriculum. JOUR 4316 may not count as both an ethics course and a substitute for CCPA 3300 . CCPA 3310 , CCPA 3382 , CCPA 4340  and CCPA 4395  may not count toward a double major in corporate communication. 

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