College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Public Relations

The Public Relations Major

A degree in public relations degree provides you with the concepts, skills, and expertise needed to help organizations build mutually beneficial relationships with diverse publics. The knowledge and tools students develop through our curriculum ensure you can enter any field from corporate communication to government affairs to a public relations firm. The professional internship experience coupled with coursework that focuses heavily on writing, research, and strategic planning provides opportunities for you to practice and refine your skills.

Check out public relations major requirements.

To find out which public relations courses will be offered in upcoming semesters, click here and search for P R.

To begin planning a future schedule, click here.


Students are required to fulfill a secondary area of expertise. This requirement can be met by declaring a minor or a second major outside of P R/JL MC/ADVRT with at least 15 credits, or an adviser-approved designated area of concentration with at least 21 credits, 12 of which must be 300+ level.

The following are requirements necessary for a degree in the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences:

Graduation Planner

4-Year Planning Worksheet

Curriculum Sheets

2016–2017 Catalog

Major Requirements
4-Year Planning Guide

2015–2016 Catalog

Major Requirements
4-Year Planning Guide

2014–2015 Catalog

Major Requirements

2013–2014 Catalog

Major Requirements

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