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Typical Sequence of Courses

B.F.A. in Public Relations (129 credits)

As of Fall 2016

Freshman Year Credits

 
BDST 11,12 6
Core 1,2, 3 (Fall) 9
ENG 1, 2 (Core 4, 5) 6
Core 6, 7 (Spring) 6
Core 8 Lab Science (Spring) 4
College 101 (Fall) 4
Total 32

Sophomore Year Credits

 
Core 9, 10, 11 (Fall) 9
CMA 2 (Fall) 3
CMA 4 (Fall) 3
FREE#1 (Fall) 3
Core 12 (Spring) 3
PR 30 (Spring) 3
PR 1, 2 (Spring) 6
MKT 11 (Spring) 3
Total 33

Junior Year Credits

 
PR 20 (Fall) 3
PR 25 (Fall) 3
PR 70 (Fall) 3

PR Elective 1(36/38) (Fall)

3
3
PR 32 (Fall) 3
PR 29 (Spring) 3
PR Elective 2 (36/38) (Spring) 3
PR Elective 3 (Spring) 3
PR 4 (Spring) 3
CMA 10 (Spring) 3
Free Elective 2 (Spring) 3
Total 33

Senior Year Credits

 
PR 91 (Fall) 3
PR Electives 4, 5 (Fall) 3
Free Elective 3, 4 (Fall) 3
PR 92 (Spring) 3
PR Elective 6,7 (Spring) 3
Free Elective 5, 6 (Spring) 3
Free Elective 5 (Spring) 3
Core 13 (Spring) 3
Total 31

Total credits 129

Department Requirements: 73

15 credits for Communications and Film department core and 58 credits required for the Public Relations major required and elective courses)
Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Requirements: 41 credits
Free Electives: 15 credits
Total degree requirements: 129

Public Relations Minors

For students who wish to minor in Public Relations, there are two 18-credit concentrations available: Public Relations and Advertising. Prerequisites apply to these minors as well. The course distributions follow below.

Public Relations Concentration Minor (18 credits)

PR 1, PR 2, PR 20, PR 25 and PR 29 OR PR 70 and one PR elective (not a PR internship or a CMA course).

Advertising Concentration Minor (18 credits)

PR 1, PR 30, PR 53, PR 54 AND PR 55 OR PR56 AND one PR elective (not a PR elective Internship or a CMA course).