Department of Communication & Theatre
The Public Relations degree is designed to prepare students to serve as public communicators in a variety of settings including (but not limited to) corporate, non-profit, government, healthcare, and education. The program curriculum is devised to provide students with significant communication training and internship opportunities. Students will learn essential writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, students will be exposed to a variety of theoretical approaches to the practice of public relations. The curriculum is modeled on the Public Relations Society of America’s Undergraduate Education recommendations.
Certain courses in these programs have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.