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Major Requirements

Course Requirements

In addition to the four core College of Communication courses, students take seven required classes, three Public Relations and Advertising electives, and two additional electives from the College of Communication.  All Public Relations and Advertising majors must complete a total of 16 classes, or 64 credit hours.

Internship Credit

Students in the major may take CMN 394 MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP​ and/or CMN 395 COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP SPECIAL TOPICS (when work relates to the major). In order to take CMN 394 or CMN 395, students must have completed two of the four communication core classes (CMN 101, CMN 102, CMN 103, CMN 104), two courses in the chosen major and have fulfilled internship program eligibility requirements. ​

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.


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