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Public Relations

Public Relations Degrees

Emphasis
Minor

Major with Public Relations Emphasis

37 Hours

Required Courses – 31 hours

  • MAC 175 Introduction to Broadcast and Digital Media – 3
  • MAC 240 Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 245 Copyediting – 3
  • MAC 345 Mass Media Ethics – 3
  • MAC 365 Public Relations – 3
  • MAC 371 Writing for Public Relations – 3
  • MAC 405 Mass Media Law – 3
  • MAC 451 Internship – 3
  • MAC 461 Advanced Public Relations – 3
  • MAC 465 Graphic Design for Mass Media – 3
  • MAC 490 Senior Portfolio – 1

Electives — choose at least two from the following courses: – 6 hours

  • MAC 275 Broadcast and Digital Media I 3
  • MAC 300 Social Media 3
  • MAC 330 Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 370 Media Advertising – 3
  • MAC 380 Special Topics – 3
  • MAC 386 Mass Communication Practicum – 3
  • MAC 421 Advanced Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 440 Advanced Reporting and Newswriting – 3

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR MAJOR: 37


Minor with Public Relations Emphasis

24 HOURS

Required Courses – 18 hours

  • MAC 175 Introduction to Broadcast and Digital Media – 3
  • MAC 240 Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 245 Copyediting – 3
  • MAC 365 Public Relations – 3
  • MAC 371 Writing for Public Relations – 3
  • MAC 461 Advanced Public Relations – 3

Electives — choose at least two from the following courses: – 6 hours

  • MAC 330 Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 370 Media Advertising – 3
  • MAC 386 Mass Communication Practicum – 3
  • MAC 405 Mass Media Law – 3
  • MAC 440 Advanced Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 465 Graphic Design for Mass Media – 3

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR MINOR: 24

Careers in Public Relations

  • Publicist
  • Copywriter
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Spokesperson
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Content Manager
  • Director of Public Affairs
  • Executive Assistant
  • Event Coordinator
  • Lobbyist
  • Media Director
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