Mar 20, 2023  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Relations, B.A.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees

120 Credit Hours

*Must include a minor (excluding the Communication and Public Relations minors)

General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours

Public Relations majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in the General Education Program .


Incoming students must take COM 1113 - Public Speaking , ENG 1113 - English Composition I , and ENG 1123 - English Composition II  during their freshman year. Students transferring to PBA after their freshman year must take these courses within their first two semesters of study.

Required School of Communication and Media Courses - 9 Credit Hours

Required Public Relations Courses - 15 Credit Hours


* Students majoring in Public Relations are strongly advised to take their internship in the summer semester between their junior and senior years.

Public Relations Electives - 9 Credit Hours

Students must choose 9 credit hours of electives from any of the courses below:


BUR 3053 , BUR 3163 , and PSY 3033  have pre-requisites that the student must first fulfill before the course can be taken for elective credit.


*A minor and 44-45 additional credit hours are required to meet the 120 total and the 42 upper-division credit hour requirements.

Sample Degree Plan

Public Relations Degree Plan 

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees