Public Relations - Minor
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
201 Franklin Hall
The Public Relations minor teaches the news writing, case study and publications elements of the public relations business, as well as online, digital and social media strategies.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
To declare the Public Relations minor, students must have a minimum 2.000 overall Kent State University GPA. No Kent State University GPA is required if the student is a first-semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing.
|COMM 21000||COMMUNICATION GRAMMAR REVIEW||1|
|COMM 21008||SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES||3|
|or JMC 21008||SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES|
|COMM 30000||COMMUNICATION RESEARCH METHODS||3|
|JMC 20006||MULTIMEDIA TECHNIQUES||3|
|JMC 26001||WRITING ACROSS PLATFORMS||3|
|JMC 28001||PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS||3|
|JMC 38002||PUBLIC RELATIONS CASE STUDIES||3|
|JMC 48002||PUBLIC RELATIONS TACTICS||3|
|or JMC 48006||PUBLIC RELATIONS PUBLICATIONS|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||22|
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).