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Bachelor of Science Degree Major in Public Relations
Academic Foundations Requirements (See page 71) Students should consult with their advisors to determine if specific courses are necessary in order to satisfy the Academic Foundations requirements within this major.
Public Relations Core Requirements COMT 200 Exploring Communication Studies3 COMT 210 Group Dynamics3 COMT 222 Media Writing3 COMT 310 Organizational Communication3 COMT 320 Introduction to Mass Communication3 COMT 322 Principles of Public Relations3 COMT 330 Persuasion3 COMT 422 Issues in Public Relations3 COMT 426 Case Studies in Public Relations3 COMT 427 Public Relations Ethics3 COMT 429 The Law of Public Communication3 COMT 465 Communication Theory3 COMT 470 Capstone Project3 *STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics4
Public Relations Electives Supplemental Courses Following advisor's consultation, select 2 courses (6 credits) from the following: COMT 230 Advanced Public Speaking3 COMT 321 Theories of Media and Society3 COMT 325 Introduction to Visual Communication3 COMT 326 New Technology and Communication3 COMT 328 Essentials of Video Production3 COMT 340 Performance for the Camera3 COMT 350 Performance Theory and Criticism3 COMT 420 Media Advertising3 COMT 421 Communicating Through the Internet 3 COMT 461 Multicultural Mass Communication3 COMT 480 Health Communication3 COMT 481 Media for Social Change3 COMT 482 Women, Media and Health3
Total minimum credits required for major
Total minimum credits required for degree
120 Note: Substitutions between options can be made with advisor or consent. Students must earn a grade of â€OECâ€ or above in courses used to satisfy major or minor requirements in the Communication and Theatre Department. The Department of Communication and Theatre offers a BS in Communication & Theatre online. Check the university website for details at www.msubillings.edu.
*May satisfy Academic Foundations requirements.
SUGGESTED PLAN OF STUDY Bachelor of Science Degree Major in Public Relations This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the Bachelor of Science Degree Major in Public Relations. Due to course schedule changes and staff assignments, students may not be able to follow the plan exactly. This suggested plan is not a substitute for careful advising by Departmental faculty. Students should consult with their advisors to plan classes before registering each term.