Mass Media Degree

Public Relations

Press conference imageThe Mass Media degree with a public relations emphasis prepares students to manage communication programs of public and private organizations. The course sequence provides a traditional body of knowledge and skills needed by professionals, as well as emerging information, issues and trends. 

Recommended Minor 

Electronic Art, Business, or Psychology


MM 100 Introduction to Mass Media (3)
MM 199 Media Bootcamp (3)
MM 202 Creative Media Writing (3)
MM 400 Media Literacy (3)
MM 300 Mass Media Law (3)
MM 319 Public Relations (3)
MM 321 Visual Communication (3)
MM 422 Editing (3)
MM 415 Promotions Writing (3)
MM 420 Public Relations II (3)
MM 494 Internship (2)
MM 499 Career Development & Digital Portfolio (2)
Department Electives (6)
Total Hours = 40

Careers in Public Relations

Students with a degree in Public Relations can choose to pursue the following careers: Account Coordinator, Marketing Assistant, Event Coordinator, Public Relations Specialist, Account Executive or Public Relations Manager, to name a few.