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Annual Course Schedule - Public Relations

The certificate can be completed in 12 months by enrolling in at least 2 courses per term. The 7-week classes are offered online and are typically scheduled as follows. Please note that SCPS may cancel, modify, or make substitutions as deemed necessary in any given semester, which may affect the length of time to complete the certificate. 

Fall A Term (first 7 weeks of Fall term)
NCBM 107  Introduction to Public Relations (required)   
NCBM  238  Internal Communications (elective, odd years, i.e., 2019)
NCBM 112  Crisis Communication (elective, even years, i.e., 2018)  

Fall B Term (second 7 weeks of Fall term)
NCBM 111  Strategic Planning & PR Campaigns (required)
NCBM 118  Political Public Relations (elective, odd years)  
NCBM 115  Image Management  (elective, even years)

Spring A Term (first 7 weeks of Spring term)
NCBM 107  Introduction to Public Relations  (required)
NCBM 123  Branding Through Public Relations (elective)

Spring B Term (second 7 weeks of Spring term)
NCBM 110  Public Relations, Ethics & the Law  (required)
NCBM 218  Getting Social: How Social Media is Revolutionizing (elective)
Summer Term
NCBM 108  Writing for Public Relations (required)  
NCBM 109  Media Relations (required)

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* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

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