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Public Relations Curriculum

Please visit the SDSU General Catalog for detailed information on all JMS undergraduate courses.

Required Public Relations Core Curriculum

  • JMS 310W - Media Writing and Reporting
  • JMS 480 - Principles of Public Relations
  • JMS 481 - Public Relations Media and Methods
  • JMS 489 - Research Methods in Mediated Communication
  • JMS 494 - Media Law and Ethics
  • JMS 581 - Applied Research in Public Relations
  • JMS 585 - Professional Practices in Public Relations

Electives

Select one of the following courses:

  • JMS 300 - Principles of Journalism
  • JMS 440 - Management of Media Organizations
  • JMS 460 - Principles of Advertising

Additional Electives

Select 12 units from any JMS course numbered 300 and higher