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Senior Fall – 15 credits 3 Liberal Studies Science 3 Social Science 3 Internship/COMM 490 or 3 Practicum/COMM 162, 262, & 362 (over several semesters) 3 Electives

Spring – 14 credits 3 Media Management/COMM 341 or Broadcast Newswriting/COMM 411 3 Senior Seminar and Thesis (LS Capstone)/COMM 400 8 Electives

Journalism Minor: 18 Credits

3 COMM 214 Writing for the Print/News Media 3 COMM 215 Editing/Production of Print Media 3 COMM 216 Advanced/Specialized Reporting 3 ENGL 371 Mass Media and Popular Culture 3 Electives with instructor approval

Public Relations ANNE O’NEILL, Program Director The public relations profession is about influencing, engaging, and creating relationships with key audiences to contribute to the way an organization is viewed. The PR professional has skills that will help to offer insights into the development of an organization’s message across multiple channels to internal and external publics within the for-profit, not-for-profit and government sectors. Students in this program will develop strategic planning, writing, organizational, digital media, and interpersonal skills that will enable them to assist an organization in multiple promotional activities. Public Relations Curriculum Freshman Fall – 17 credits 1 First-Year Seminar/COMM 161 3 College Composition/LENG 111 3 History Without Borders/LHST 111 3 Presentational Strategies/SPCH 115 3 Introduction to Electronic Media/ COMM 111 3 Fine Arts Series 1 Elective Sophomore Fall – 16 credits 3 Foreign Language I 3 Philosophy II Series/LPHI 3 TV Production/ COMM 211 3 TV Radio Performance/COMM 230 4 Electives

Spring – 18 credits 3 Critical Analysis & Composition/ LENG 112 3 Introduction to Philosophy/LPHI 131 3 Integrated Marketing Communication/ COMM 101 3 Found of Theology and Christian Morality/LTHE 101 6 Electives

Spring – 18 Credits 3 Foreign Language II 3 LTHE 201/The Bible: An Introduction 3 Emerging Media Marketing/COMM 325 3 Fundamentals of PR/COMM 372 3 Fundamentals of Advertising/COMM 342 3 Electives

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019