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What You'll Study

  • Technical Requirements
  • LIS 1100: Intellectual Growth & Inquiry (2 hours)
  • PRL 2130: Public Relations Writing I (3 hours)
  • PRL 2180: Public Relations Writing II (3 hours)
  • PRL 2810: Public Relations Cases (3 hours)
  • PRL 3180: Public Relations Research (3 hours)
  • PRL 4190: Public Relations Campaigns (3 hours)
  • MDS 4110: Media Ethics OR MDS 4100: Communication Law (3 hours)
  • COM, MDS, PRL or MKT Elective: (3 hours)
  • COM, MDS, PRL or MKT Elective: (3 hours)
  • COM, MDS, PRL or MKT Elective: (3 hours)
  • COM, MDS, PRL or MKT Elective: (3 hours)
  • LIS 4015: Senior Capstone (1 hour)

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Total Credits Needed for Graduation: 128
Breakdown of Credits:
  • Public Relations Management Major Courses: 33 credit hours
  • BELL Core/General Education: 53 credit hours (minimum)
  • General Electives: 42 credit hours
  • Students who earn a degree at Belmont must take their last 32 hours of credit at Belmont. 64 hours must have been earned from a senior college or university.

BELL Core/General Education Courses

Part 1 BELL Core: Signature Courses (for all students pursuing Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Public Relations Management)
  • BEL 1015: First Year Seminar (3 hours) **
  • Interdisciplinary Learning Community: (one course)
  • Junior Cornerstone: (0 or 3 hours - hours may be combined in another category) **
  • ENG 1010: First Year Writing (3 hours)
  • ENG 3010: Third Year Writing (3 hours) **
  • Religion: (6 hours either Path A or Path B)
** Non-transferable courses/must be taken at Belmont
Part 2 BELL Core: Foundation Courses: You will only take courses for one degree path listed below (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science), but not both

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Public Relations Management

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Public Relations Management
Part 3 BELL Core: Degree Cognates: You will only take courses for one degree path listed below (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science), but not both

According to the academic catalog, students should choose Degree Cognates in a different subject than the courses applying to the Foundations Courses (choose from 2 different prefixes).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Public Relations Management

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Public Relations Management