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Minor in Public Relations

The Minor in Public Relations is available to any CSULB student, except for those who are majors in journalism. A minimum of 18 units is required. The minor is composed of three required core courses (9 units) and three elective courses (9 units).

  • JOUR 120 News Writing and Ethics (3)
    *"C" or better required.
    Prerequisite: None
  • JOUR 270 Principles of Public Relations (3)
    *"C" or better required.
    Prerequisite: None
  • JOUR 478. Public Relations Case Studies (3)
    Prerequisites: JOUR 120 and JOUR 270 with a grade of "C" or better

Take three courses (9 units) from the following:

  • JOUR 104. Social Media Communication (3)
    Prerequisite: None.
  • JOUR 305. Media Design (3)
    *"C" or better required.
    Prerequisite: JOUR 120 with a grade of "C" or better.
  • JOUR 374. Written Communication for Public Relations (3)
    *"C" or better required.
    Prerequisites: JOUR 120 and JOUR 270 with a grade of "C" or better, JOUR 370.
  • JOUR 375. Strategic Communication for Public Relations (3)
    *"C" or better required.
    Prerequisite: JOUR 120 and JOUR 270 with a grade of "C" or better.
  • JOUR 470. The Digital Public Relations Toolbox (3)
    Prerequisite: JOUR 120 and JOUR 270 with a grade of "C" or better
  • JOUR 471. Public Relations Management and Campaigns (3)
    Prerequisites: JOUR 374 or JOUR 375 with a grade of "C" or better.
  • JOUR 485. Public Relations Agency (3)
    Prerequisites: JOUR 270 with a grade of "C" or better and consent of the instructor.
  • JOUR 494. Research Methods (3)
    Prerequisite: Upper division standing.
  • JOUR 498. Internship (3)
    Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of instructor.

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