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The public relations minor at the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers students an opportunity to develop a sub-specialization in the area of public relations. Students pursuing this minor area of study will focus on communication theory and strategy as they pertain to the promotion and maintenance of organizational image management. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the communication studies major. A minimum of 9 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/minors/certificate programs.

Public Relations Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Students must complete 15 credits from the following courses, at least 9 credits of which must be at the 3000/4000 level:

Core Courses (9 credits)
COMM 2040 Public Relations Writing (3 credits)
COMM 3110 Communication Theory (3 credits)
COMM 3200 Principles of Public Relations (3 credits)

Select 6 credits from the following courses:
COMM 2010 Introduction to Print Journalism (3 credits)
COMM 2200 Introduction to Broadcast Journalism (3 credits)
COMM 3500 Media Regulation (3 credits)
COMM 3600 Persuasion (3 credits)
COMM 4200 Public Relations Campaigns (3 credits)
PHIL 3010 Ethical Issues in Communication (3 credits)
SPCH 1010 Public Speaking (3 credits) OR SPCH 1010H Public Speaking Honors (3 credits)
SPCH 3120 Speech Communication for the Professions (3 credits)
THEA 2200 Voice and Articulation for Media and Stage (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.