Minor in Public Relations

The Public Relations Minor at KSU introduces you to the history, roles and functions of public relations, considering relevant theory, ethics, industry and career concerns. You will learn effective communication methods with diverse organizations, applications and implications of persuasion and crisis management tactics. These relevant methods, strategies and principles will help you achieve in various markets and fields in your future career. 

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to learn applicable skills to use in media relations, social media and special events, entertainment, and ethics. 


KSU Public Relations students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Required Courses: (12 credit hours) 

  • PR 3335: Public Relations Principles
  • PR 3355: Public Relations Cases
  • PR 3429: Persuasion Methods and Strategies
  • PR 4460: Crisis Communication

Elective Courses (3 Credit Hours)
Choose one of the following:

  • PR 4415: Topics in Public Relations
  • PR 4210: Social Media for Strategic Communication

Total Number of Credit Hours: 15


School of Communication & Media

Kennesaw State University
School of Communication & Media
402 Bartow Ave, MD 2207
Social Sciences Bldg #402, Rm 5106
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144

Phone:  (470) 578-6298

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