2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Relations Option, Humanities, A.A.

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Designed for transfer, this option combines communication/mass media courses with liberal arts requirements. Bachelor’s degree graduates may take such positions as communications specialist, public relations specialist, copywriter for news and media releases, advertising worker, community relations specialist, lobbyist, speech writer and media advisor.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Evaluate their potential success in public relations through a broad examination of the topic
  • Demonstrate understanding of the definition, history, function, tools, and techniques of public relations
  • Investigate the characteristics of the practitioner, organizational structures, and job opportunities
  • Practice the necessary skills and meet practicing professionals


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog and as identified below:

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


* Offered Fall Term only

Program Code for registration: HUPBR

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Suggested Sequence - Humanities Program A.A. Degree Public Relations Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 15-17

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 12-15

Total Credits for Degree: 60

Sequence Notes:

(1) A minimum of 12 credits is required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

Transfer Information

For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Degree Audit Information

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