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Public Relations is a concentration of the Communication major
Students interested in Public Relations have a rich and diverse field to study.
Public relations encompasses many aspects, but it's best described as getting positive messages out to various "publics." That may be external communication, like for audiences of TV, newspapers, Twitter or Facebook, or internal communication, like employees or shareholders.
In the end, a public relations professional will wear many hats. On one day, you might be a spokesperson for the company for a media related item, on another day you might be publishing a website newsletter for workers.
Students will learn the theories and practices of Public Relations in hands-on courses and internships that will keep you energized and excited about this career choice! Off-shoots of PR include event planning and marketing campaigns.
Contact Prof. Kirk Hazlett at 617-979-3526 for more information.Required:
|COM 2790||Principles of Public Relations||3 credits|
|COM 2800||Publicity Techniques||3 credits|
|COM 2900||News Writing and Multimedia Reporting||3 credits|
|COM 3440||Public Relations Case Studies||3 credits|
|COM 3450||Field Experience in Public Relations||3 credits|
|COM 3960||Communication Research||3 credits|
Choose one of the following:
|COM 2150||Health Communication||3 credits|
|COM 3040||Persuasion||3 credits|
|COM 3050||Crisis Communications||3 credits|
|COM 3506||Media Law and Ethics||3 credits|
Choose one of the following:
|COM 2769||Desktop Publishing: Adobe InDesign||3 credits|
|AC 2768||Web Page Design||3 credits|
Total: 24 Credits
As Director of Communications and Events at the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, Pembroke native Bob Nolet '08 markets a chamber comprised of seven hundred and fifty members and servicing nine towns on the south shore, is responsible for over sixty different events each year, and is tasked with media relations, publications and administering the Chamber's social media sites.
Saying that Kassandra Spadaro '13 has gone big in terms of her internships through Curry College would be an understatement. In the span of just over a year, she has worked with three of the four major New England professional sports teams.
"Eye-opening." That's the first phrase that comes to mind for Michael Griffin '12, a double major in management and communication, when asked to describe his time at Curry.
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