In the Public Relations major, students incorporate writing skills, digital media, creativity and strategic planning to produce PR campaigns.
Union’s public relations program is one of only 32 universities in the world to receive Certified in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) status from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Within the program, emphasis is placed on understanding the theoretical foundation of public relations and using that knowledge to incorporate 21st century tools into strategic communication approaches. Students integrate their knowledge and developing skills in Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and Bulldog Communication Group, the student-run PR firm.
If you are interested in the Public Relations major, please contact Professor Ashley Blair.
Public Relations Major: 48 hours (16 classes)
Required Courses: 33 hours (11 classes)
Professional Electives: Select 6 hours (2 classes) from
Practical Electives: Select 9 hours (3 classes) from
- COM 242, 323, 343, 423
- Select 9 hours (3 classes) from: COM 121, 220, 236, 320, 329, 351, 360, 356, 415, 416