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Associate of Arts in Public Relations

The A. A. in Public Relations can be a stepping stone to a career in almost any industry that creates an image for their product, service or key personnel. The program offers instruction in traditional, as well as digital PR. Once the degree is earned, students can move on with their studies to earn a B.A.

Degree Requirements

Core Competencies Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing 4
Select one course:
  • Math
  • PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
  • PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
  • BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
  • CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
  • SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking
  • SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
  • THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
  • BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements Credits
Humanities 3
Sciences 3
Social Sciences 3
Writing Requirement Credits
Designated writing course 3-4

 

Major Requirements

Major Core Courses Credits
MDAR 1010 Intro to Media Arts 3
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations 3
MDAR 3610 Public Relations Campaigns 3
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law 3
MDAR 2650 Public Relations Writing 3
Select one course:
  • MDAR 2010 Ethical Issues in the Media
  • BSMT 3380 Business Ethics
3
Select one course:
  • JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
  • MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
  • MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
  • MDAR 2810 Web Design
3
General Electives Credits
As needed to total 60 credits  
Total 60