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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Public Relations Concentration


Communication Arts, BS
Public Relations Concentration
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Transition to the University 1 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 COMM 1400-Intro to Public Relations 3
General Elective 3 General Elective 3
History Core 3 History Core 3
COMM 1200-Intro to Mass Communication 3 MATH 1010-Mathematical Thought & Practice 3
TOTAL SCH 13 TOTAL SCH 15
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
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ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3 COMM 3100-Desktop Publishing 3
COMM 2000-News Reporting 3 COMM 3420-Principles of Social Media 3
Natural Sciences w/ lab Core 4 Social or Behavioral Science Core 3
COMM 2020-Media, Society, and the Individual (meets core) 3 Natural Sciences w/lab Core 4
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3 COMM 1010-Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 16
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
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COMM 3400-Mass Communication Research Methods 3 COMM 3910-Media Relations 3
COMM 3450-Broadcast News Writing 3 COMM 4010-CommunicationTheory 3
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Course 3 COMM Diversity Elective 3
General Elective 3 General Elective 3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
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COMM 4650-Mass Media Law 3 COMM 4910-Public Relations Campaign 3
COMM 4810-Public Relations Strategies 3 COMM 490A-Communication Internship 3
COMM 426A-Practicum 1 COMM 4920-Portfolio Development 3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
General Elective 2    
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*For this degree a student must complete a total of 39 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.