Certificate in Public Relations and the News

Certificate of Undergraduate Studies (CUGS) in Public Relations and the News

This 12-credit certificate provides students with a historical, legal and ethical understanding of journalistic and public relations practices. It provides experience in a wide variety of public relations and news writing forms. It also explores the information management world, where journalism and public relations both overlap and compete with one another.

REQUIRED COURSES (12 s.h)
JRN 02205  Journalism Principles and Practices
PR 06350  Introduction to Public Relations
PR 06301 Basic Public Relations Writing OR JRN 02310  News Reporting I
PR 06354 Impact of Public Relations on the News