Jul 18, 2024  
2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Relations, BS (43-351) (4 Year Guide)


This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Semester Total: 15 Hours


(**Apply for admission to the major during this semester.)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Spring Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Public Relations Major, BS Degree - 120 hours


  • * A grade of C or higher is required in these courses.
  • ** Admission to this major is required. Students should apply for admission after meeting the following requirements: completion of COMM 1000  or COMM 1050 , ENGL 1020 , and ENGL 1030  or CTE 3060  (a C or higher in ENGL 1080  may substitute for ENGL 1020 /ENGL 1030 ) with a grade of C or higher; completion of PR 2620 , PR 3610 , and PR 3620  with a grade of C or higher and a 2.33 or higher GPA in these three courses (essentially, a minimum of 1 B and 2 C grades).
  • *** This major requires 12 hours of major electives. Consult the 2020 Undergraduate Catalog or the Central Degree Audit for appropriate course choices.
  • ^ A combined minimum GPA of 2.33 is required in these three courses (essentially, a minimum of 1 B and 2 C grades).
  • # This program requires 24 credit hours of Free Choice Electives to reach the 120 hours required for graduation. It is recommended, but not required, that students consider adding a minor to their degree program.
  • ## Internship may also be completed during the summer after sophomore or junior years.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • To graduate with this major, students must have a 2.25 cumulative and UCM GPA and a 2.50 major GPA.
  • During the capstone course taken in the senior year, all graduates must satisfactorily complete a final assessment project before graduating. See faculty advisor for requirements.
  • To satisfy the General Education Assessment (GEA) Policy, students must take the GEA after they earn 60 credit hours but before earning 75 credit hours. Transfer students who have more than 60 hours earned should take the exam during their second semester at UCM. Students must achieve a passing score of 425 to meet graduation requirements. Students may register for the GEA through MyCentral. Contact UCM Testing Services (HUM 216, 660-543-4919, testingservices@ucmo.edu) for more information.