Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: Academic Catalog 2020-2021 Program: Strategic Communication (Public Relations) Major

Strategic Communication (Public Relations) Major

A total of 47 semester hours are required for the Strategic Communication (Public Relations) major (CSP). Students must satisfactorily complete:

Core Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 208 - Introduction to Media Freshman yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 213 - Media Literacy Freshman yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 362 - Media Ethics Sophomore yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 420 - Media Law Senior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

Major Requirements (29 Credit Hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 224 - Foundations of PR/Strategic Communication Sophomore yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 226 - Writing and Production for PR/Strategic Communication Sophomore yr., Spring Semester Credits: 4
COM 311 - Advanced Writing for PR/Strategic Communication Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 359 - Digital Media for PR/Strategic Communication Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 403 - PR/Strategic Communication Research Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 412 - Health Communication Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

or

COM 413 - Political Communication Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

or

POS 413 - Political Communication Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

or

COM 414 - Risk Communication Credits: 3

Junior yr., Fall Semester

or

COM 415 - International Strategic Communication Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 462 - PR/Strategic Communication Case Analysis Senior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 463 - PR/ Strategic Communication Campaigns Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 470 - Portfolio Review Senior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 1
COM 481 - Communication Internship Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 1-12

or

COM 482 - Communication Internship Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 1-12

or

COM 483 - Communication Internship Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 1-12

Professional Enhancement Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 230 - Graphic Design for the Non-Major Credits: 4
COM 220 - Newswriting Credits: 3
COM 234 - Writing for Television Credits: 3
COM 257 - Multimedia Production Credits: 4

Societal Implications Electives (3 credit hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 334 - Gender, Race, Class, and the Media Credits: 3
COM 336 - Stereotypes and Mass Media Credits: 3
COM 338 - Propaganda in a “Free” Society Credits: 3
PSY 370 - Social Psychology Credits: 3

or

SOC 370 - Social Psychology Credits: 3
SOC 355 - Social Movements Credits: 3
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