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B.S. in Advertising
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University Hours: 56
Major Hours: 67
Minor Hours: 18
Total Required: 128 credit hours
Public Relations Writing
Advertising Creativity and Copywriting
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Choose from any field. A support field consists of 15 hours, of which 6 must be advanced selections. Requirements for a formal minor are set by each department and may vary in hours.
- Lower selections Credit Hours: 9
- Advanced selections Credit Hours: 6
Early Application Deadline
National Decision Day
Consider the wide range of exciting careers available with a B.S in Advertising and Public Relations.
Social and interactive media manager
Advertising and public relations manager
Marketing and media manager
Public relations specialist
The advertising and public relations program provides a holistic approach to integrated marketing communications, including tactics for the creation and implementation of advertising, public relations and digital media techniques. You will be equipped with the skills, experience and cutting-edge technology training to propel you to success in this exciting and rapidly changing field.
Journalism and mass communications students have access to many hands-on learning and professional development opportunities.
Morris+Mitchell (student-run ad/PR agency)
99 West (student-run multimedia firm)
Student media (radio, TV, print/online newspaper)
Public Relations Society of America (student chapter)
American Advertising Federation chapter
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.