Public Relations/Advertising Minor

Within the Communication Studies program at Saint Mary's, you have the option to adopt minors in Public Communication, or Public Relations/Advertising. As a public relations minor you will study techniques of persuasion, writing, advertising, art and new media, public communication, and approaches to marketing. You will have the opportunity to engage in a hands-on practicum or production experience, providing you with a comprehensive perspective on the field of public relations.

Minor in Public Relations/Advertising (18 hours)


All of the following:

  • COMM 303 Advertising in Society
  • COMM 304 Public Relations
  • COMM 308 Persuasion
  • COMM 406 Marketing Communication

One of the following:

  • COMM 307 Organizational Communication
  • COMM 350 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 369 Public Communication
  • COMM 370 Political Communication
  • COMM 383 Art and Entertainment Law
  • COMM 454 Communication Ethics

One of the following:

  • COMM 260 Digital Video Production
  • COMM 266 New Media
  • COMM 313 Journalism
  • COMM 333 Magazine Writing
  • COMM 404 Non-Profit Public Relations Campaigns and Theory
  • COMM 486 Practicum/Production
  • COMM 499 Internship