Communication, Public Relations
Level up your communication skills
Communication, Public Relations - BS
The Bachelor of Science in communication provides students interested in professional and managerial positions with a broad range of communication skills. Students pursuing the BS in communication are required to complete 48 hours of communication coursework, including 21 hours of communication core classes, 15 hours in a concentration, and 12 hours of communication electives. See complete degree requirements for a Bachelor of Science, Communication.
What you can do with this degree
The Public Relations concentration prepares students to meet organizational goals by managing relationships between the organization and its constituencies using communication techniques to share information, while building understanding, credibility, and trust. This concentration balances communication theory, research and application to prepare students to individually contribute or manage public relations programs of public and private organizations in business, social or political arenas. The curriculum emphasizes writing, critical thinking, creative problem solving, implementation, and evaluation.
- Advertising Account Executive
- Corporate Communications Director
- Event Planner
- Marketing Specialist
- Public Information Officer
- Public Relations Specialist
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