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Degree Requirements

BA in Public Relations

Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
63 credits required for major

Communication Perspectives - 3 credits

Communication Studies: Perspectives

Communication Processes & Practices - 30 credits

Small-Group Communication
Topics in Effective Public Speaking & Presentation Techniques
   or Topic: Interaction & Social Media

Effective Listening: From Comprehension to Critical Evaluation
   or Strategic Listening in the Workplace

Intercultural Communication
Conflict Management
Negotiation
Professional Presentations: Advanced Techniques for Speakers
Business Savvy for Communicators
and two courses from the following:

Creating Inclusive Trust Cultures
Organizational Communication
Grant Writing
Great Meetings! Planning & Facilitating Difficult Group Discussion
Leadership Communication
Managing Transitions

Public Relations Coursework - 24 credits

FOUNDATION COURSES - 6 CREDITS
Media Writing Basics for Public Relations
Public Relations Principles: Essentials of Strategic Communications

TECHNIQUES COURSES - 9 CREDITS
Research & Planning for Strategic Communications
Advanced Writing for Strategic Communications
Graphics & E-Media for Strategic Communications

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES - 9 CREDITS
Managing Integrity: Legal Issues & Ethics in Strategic Communications
and two courses from the following:
Social Media Strategies for Public Relations
Integrated Marketing Communications
   or Principles of Marketing
Advertising for Public Relations
Topics in Public Relations

Capstone Coursework - 6 credits

Communication Strategies for Business:
   Contemporary Case Studies & Analysis

Senior Project or Internship

Please see current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.

 

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