Undergraduate Bulletin and Student Handbook 2019-2020

Public Relations Minor

Program Chair: Monika Alston-Miller, Ph.D.

Available in the Women's and Evening Colleges.

The minor in Public Relations introduces students to public relations as a communicative activity focused on influencing others, building relationships, and managing the perceptions of an individual, group, or organization. Students will gain experience in presenting, developing strategies, and participating in a public relations campaign.

Requirements for a Minor in Public Relations:

Fifteen required semester hours, including:

COMM 200Communication Today


COMM 252Strategic Messaging


COMM 262Principles of Public Relations


COMM 310Persuasion


COMM 335Campaign Communication


The Minor in Public Relations is not available to students majoring in Communication.