Current Term Classes - Public Relations

Fall 2017

Class registration opens on August 7.  

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NCBM 107: Introduction to Public Relations
Online Asynchronous | Available Aug 22-Oct 3 | $480
Addresses the history of public relations (PR) and examines how PR is practiced today. Reviews key elements of the PR process and introduces ethical/legal issues. Introduces a four-step process to create an effective PR planning model that includes goals, objectives, strategies and tactics. Provides guidelines for working with the media, doing effective interviews and responding to inquiries.
Rokesha Green | Noncredit | Required 

NCBM 111: Strategic Planning and Public Relations Campaigns
Online Asynchronous | Available Oct 17-Nov 28 | $480
Examines how to effectively develop a strategic public relations (PR) plan while developing a comprehensive PR campaign. Reviews the use of strategic plans as essential components for achieving tangible results and success. Introduces issues and concepts that guide an effective and influential PR plan. Explores how to assess situations; define objectives; identify audiences; and create metrics.
Matthew Charles | Noncredit | Required 

NCBM 118: Political Public Relations
Online Asynchronous | Available Oct 17-Nov 28 | $480
Examines political public relations, including election campaign tactics; constituent relations; damage control and crisis communications; issue management; lobbying support; and public affairs.
Christian Klein | Noncredit | Elective 

NCBM 238: Internal Communications
Online Asynchronous | Available Aug 22-Oct 3 | $480
Provides a comprehensive view of the role, scope, and importance of powerful internal communications.  Develops skills to deliver highly effective communications.
Kirsten Fatzinger | Noncredit | Elective