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Tulane's School of Continuing Studies offers Bachelor's and Associate's Degrees in Public Relations, as well as a Minor and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate upon fulfillment of the requirements listed below.

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Bachelor of arts in public relations

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Foreign Language or non-Western Culture
6-8
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)
Credits
Humanities
12
Sciences
12
Social Sciences
12
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1010 Intro to Media Arts
3
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
3
MDAR 3610 Public Relations Campaigns
3
MDAR 3650 Internet Public Relations
3
JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
3
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
3
MDAR 2650 Public Relations Writing
3
Select one course:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
MDAR 2810 Web Design I
3
Select one course:
MDAR 2010 Ethical Issues in the Media
BSMT 3380 Business Ethics
3
MDAR 5010 Media Arts Internship
3
Minor (optional)
Credits
Varies according to minor chosen  
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 120 credits
Total
120

>> Worksheet for BA in Public Relations

Associate of arts in public relations

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements
Credits
Humanities
3
Sciences
3
Social Sciences
3
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1010 Intro to Media Arts
3
ENLS 2630 Expository Writing
4
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
3
MDAR 3610 Public Relations Campaigns
3
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
3
MDAR 2650 Public Relations Writing
3
Select one course:
JOUR 2010 Ethical Issues in the Media
BSMT 3380 Business Ethics
3
Select one course:
JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
MDAR 2810 Web Design I
3
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 60 credits
Total
60

>> Worksheet for AA in Public Relations

Minor in public relations

Minor Requirements
Credits
ENLS 2630 Expository Writing
4
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
3
MDAR 3610 Public Relations Campaigns
3
MDAR 3650 Internet Public Relations
3
Select one course:
JOUR 2010 Ethical Issues in the Media
BSMT 3380 Business Ethics
3
Select one course:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communications
JOUR 2010 Introduction to Journalism
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
3
Total
19

public relations Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates (awarded only to students already holding a BA or BS) in all Media Arts disciplines are composed of the major courses for the BA.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Public Relations

Core Requirements
Credits
MDAR 1010 Intro to Media Arts
3
ENLS 2630 Expository Writing
4
MDAR 2610 Principles of Public Relations
3
MDAR 3610 Public Relations Campaigns
3
MDAR 3650 Internet Public Relations
3
JOUR 2010 Intro to Journalism
3
MDAR 2050 Media and the Law
3
MDAR 2650 Public Relations Writing
3

Select one course:
MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I
MDAR 2810 Web Design I

3
Select one course:
JOUR 2010 Ethical Issues in the Media
BSMT 3380 Business Ethics
3
MDAR 5010 Media Arts Internship
3
Total
34

>> Worksheet for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Relations

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