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Minor in Public Relations

Learn how to communicate effectively, practically, and creatively within your field.

The Public Relations minor prepares graduates for success in an ever-changing communication environment. It is a great complement to students in academic programs such as Business, Biblical Studies, Music Education, Management, Marketing, Theatre, Leadership, and others who want to learn how to communicate effectively, practically, and creatively within their fields. The program is offered through the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

A minor offers a concentrated area of coursework to supplement your major field of study. It is designed to enhance the range of topics and knowledge for a well-rounded student. It can provide exposure to important concepts that help students prepare for a fast-paced workplace.

Public Relations at CCU

CCU Public Relations students learn organizational messaging strategies and campaigns and develop digital media skill sets to serve nonprofit organizations and social enterprise corporations, both locally and abroad.

What can you do with a minor in public relations?
  • Public relations specialist
  • Advertising executive
  • Event planner
  • Crisis communication specialist
Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Public Relations
  • Strategic Communication Campaigns
  • Managerial and Corporate Communication

About the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is united by a commitment to academic scholarship and the integration of faith into the learning process, helping you become an informed Christian scholar who is ready to lead and to make an impact on the world as you prepare for a career in humanities or social sciences. Academic programs provide excellent in-class instruction as well as relevant and experiential assignments designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge required for your chosen career.

The Humanities and Social Sciences faculty is dedicated to you as an individual student. Our professors are intelligent scholars and gifted teachers, but they are also mentors who care about helping you grow. You'll take courses in communication, psychology, and social science and will be able to apply what you are learning in the classroom by participating in academic clubs, attending professional and academic conferences, taking advantage of internship opportunities, and by studying abroad.

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