Exceptional verbal and written communication skills help enhance your connection with the world.
Communication professionals effectively communicate in a wide variety of career situations. The communication program at USA Baldwin County provides students the knowledge, abilities, and resources they need to accomplish their professional goals.
Students interested in this discipline receive a professional communication education and are encouraged to maximize their potential as learners, critical thinkers and clear communicators. The Baldwin County Campus is for students who want a career encompassing creative and managerial components.
Public relations professionals successfully communicate, build, and maintain relationships for the organization with its employees, community groups, stakeholders and the media. Public relations is part hard work, part science and part art delivering a big bang for an organization’s buck when practiced correctly. The curriculum at USA Baldwin County is a balance of understanding communication theory, business practices, ethics, the media, and liberal arts for today’s global workplace.
You can also take communication department courses on the Baldwin County USA campus to meet the requirements for a minor in communication or to meet some general education requirements. Our courses are also appropriate electives for most majors.
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PUBLIC RELATIONS DEGREE TRACK
Public Relations is a broad-based discipline that encompasses both creative and managerial components. Practitioners work with organizations to provide two-way communication with various constituents. Talented and skilled professionals are in great demand in a number of industries. We have a comprehensive series of course requirements designed to give students a broad understanding of public relations as well as current theories and ethical principles surrounding the profession. Students also have classroom and internship opportunities to apply this information to complex public relations problems and issues. The Public Relations Student Society of America lists the following categories for career opportunities: Employee Relations, Speech-writing, Financial Public Relations/Investor Relation, Educational Public Relations, Fundraising or Donor Relations, International Public Relations, Government Public Affairs, Federal, State or Local Government, Political Public Relations, Health Care Public Relations and Sports Public Relations.
Required: CA 101, CA 200, CA 220, CA 286, CA 300, CA 386, CA 445, CA 484, CA 486
Choose Two: CA 221, CA 230, CA 381
Choose Two: CA 210, CA 221 (if not selected above), CA 230 (if not selected above), CA 241, CA 244, CA 260, CA 288, CA 310, CA 320, CA 321, CA 350, CA 360, CA 370, CA 381 (if not selected above), CA 435, CA 455, CA 496