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The Public Relations minor teaches the news writing, case study, tactics and publications elements of the public relations business.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

PUBLIC RELATIONS MINOR REQUIREMENTS (22 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  COMM 21000 Communication Grammar Review 1
    30000 Communication Research Methods 3
  JMC 20006 Multimedia Techniques 3
    26001 Multimedia Newswriting 3
    28001 Principles of Public Relations 3
    38002 Public Relations Case Studies 3
  Choose from the following: 3
  COMM 21008 Social Media Strategies (3)  
  JMC 21008 Social Media Strategies (3)  
  Choose from the following: 3
  JMC 48002 Public Relations Tactics (3)  
    48006 Public Relations Publications (3)  
  MINIMUM TOTAL 22

Requirement to declare minor: Minimum 2.000 cumulative Kent State University GPA; or, if a first semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing, no established Kent State University GPA is needed.

Minimum 2.700 GPA in the minor required for graduation.