Introduction to Public Relations

PBR 6100 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Introduces the ideas, skills, and principles that underlie the public relations craft. Designed for career changers and those new to public relations. Offers students an opportunity to study the role and contributions of public relations practitioners in contemporary society; to learn about potential legal and ethical aspects of the practice of public relations; to study the communication process and how persuasion is used with various audiences; and to learn how to develop a strategic communication plan to achieve specific goals and objectives. Also introduces students to specialized practice areas within the public relations field, such as business and industry, government, nonprofits and associations, and healthcare.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 02
CRN 20773
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 02/20/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Edward Powers
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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