Students seeking a degree in public relations from Utah Valley University will find themselves in a rigorous study of the ins and outs of public relations. The public relations emphasis provides students with dynamic in-class instruction as well as multiple options for real-world experience.
Public Relations students learn the vital role that they can play in a vast array of professions, and learn the skills to do so by taking courses such as Public Relations Writing, and Case Studies in Public Relations. Public Relations students also have many opportunities for student involvement. In 2010 UVU became a charter member of PRSSA which opened several opportunities for our students both on campus and across the nation.
For students who are pursuing a career in Public Relations it is recommended that they take upper division (3000+) Business Management courses to prepare them for the corporate environment.
Those interested in Public Relations at UVU can use the degree requirements form to help them in planning their education with the assistance of an advisor.
Required courses for students in the Public Relations concentration:
COMM 1130 Writing for the Mass Media
COMM 1610 Reporting for the Mass Media
COMM 2300 Public Relations
COMM 3520 Case Studies in Public Relations
COMM 3530 Public Relations Writing
COMM 4850 Public Relations Campaigns