Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations in North America

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A bachelor's degree is awarded at the successful completion of an undergraduate academic program. It is often the first degree a student received in his or her academic career. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Public relations is essential for businesses and organizations that want to establish and maintain a public image that is positive or favorable. Students who study public relations may learn how to create a good reputation for an organization among customers and the media.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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BA International Relations

Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
Campus Full time 40 months July 2017 Mexico Guadalajara

Study International Relations in UAG. Learn International Relations at the University of GuadalajaraAdmisión best. You will be a professional with solid theoretical and practical, able to develop competencies and skills of international negotiation skills. [+]

Bachelors in Public Relations in North America 2017. Study International Relations in UAG Learn International Relations at the University of Guadalajara best You will be a professional with solid theoretical and practical, able to develop competencies and skills of international negotiation skills. You can desempeñarte in government agencies such as the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Economy, Education and Culture, among others. You properly you'll play as a facilitator in the environment of a globalized and interdependent world, complementary and multicultural. You have the ability to analyze and interpret the various political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the national and international levels. Desirably you have some of the following characteristics: Concern for the welfare of the international community. Capacity for analysis and synthesis of existing national and international events. Skill in human relations. Interest in foreign languages. Ability to manage information. Interest in political, economic, legal, social and cultural aspects, both national and international. Curriculum An independent, enterprising and flexible professional. The curriculum consists of 10 semesters (3 years, 4 months). When complete it will be able to continue and finish in a short time postgraduate studies in different areas of specialty or Masters offered by UAG within its flexible model, which giving you articulates the opportunity to get your automatic qualification Bachelor and your Expertise into 2 semesters and also earn credits to pursue your Master in less time. With this system you save time and you join the work force with better skills and academic degrees. University education... [-]

Bachelor in Public Relations

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Warrensburg

UCM's Public Relations program prepares you for the professional world of image development, strategic planning, issues management, promotional communication, media relations and development. [+]

UCM's Public Relations program prepares you for the professional world of image development, strategic planning, issues management, promotional communication, media relations and development. It equips you with the skills needed to succeed in today's competitive public relations world. Why Choose Public Relations at UCM? Public relations is one of the top 10 fastest growing industries nationwide. Money Magazine's "50 Best Jobs in America" article states that public relations professionals earn an average annual salary of nearly $85,000, with an earning potential of nearly $250,000 a year. There are numerous scholarships available to students in this program. What will I study? Public relations is one of the most sought after and highest paid fields of strategic communication. As a graduate, you will possess a comprehensive set of communication skills that will help you foster success. Courses include: Campaigns Design and Layout for Publications Electronic and Social Media for Public Relations PR Management and Industry Practices What can I do with a degree in Public Relations? Head of Communications Media Director Promotion Coordinator Public Relations Consultant How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects. In Public Relations, there are several involvement opportunities: American Marketing Association Delta Epsilon Chi Enactus Phi Beta Lambda Public Relations Society of America [-]

Bachelor in Advertising

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

Develop the artistic and technical skills you need to enjoy a career in advertising as an art director, copywriter, or creative strategist. Work independently and collaboratively to create a dynamic portfolio. [+]

Bachelors in Public Relations in North America 2017. Develop the artistic and technical skills you need to enjoy a career in advertising as an art director, copywriter, or creative strategist. Work independently and collaboratively to create a dynamic portfolio. BFA Advertising Unit Requirements Major Coursework Core 36 units Major 42 units Electives 9 units Liberal Arts 45 units TOTAL 132 units BFA Advertising Degree Requirements Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and LA 108 Composition for the Artist Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education requirements: 3 Written Communication courses 4 Art Historical Awareness courses 1 Employment Communications and Practices course 1 Historical Awareness course 1 Quantitative Literacy course 1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. BFA Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Design Skills Effectively use visual media, including freehand drawing, to convey ideas and concepts throughout the creative process. Apply basic design principles to creative work. Communication Skills Create engaging narratives that demonstrate an understanding of the elements of storytelling: idea, structure, conflict, character, and imagery. Clearly and confidently present ideas in both formal and informal group settings. Coherently explain complex ideas in short-form, simplified writing. Problem Solving Apply strategic elements focused on the target customer, the product/ service, and the market. Gather, assess, and apply relevant information, including historical research, as part of the conceptual and design... [-]

Bachelor in Communication

Central Washington University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Ellensburg

The communication studies major begins with a traditional liberal arts perspective, infuses an international/intercultural perspective, and then focuses on practical application of communication knowledge and skill. [+]

Communication Studies Major, BA The communication studies major begins with a traditional liberal arts perspective, infuses an international/intercultural perspective, and then focuses on practical application of communication knowledge and skill. The major is intended for students who wish to be at home in a wide range of situations and cultures and who value the role of communication in creating effective relationships locally and globally. The major is also an effective foundation for advanced study (academic or professional). Students must complete the communication foundation courses prior to acceptance into the communication studies major. Public Relations Major, BA Public relations has become an indispensable part of any organization, company, institution, or government trying to create a body of public opinion to support its mission, vision, or values. Understood as a management function in modern organizations in the corporate world, this same professional level has been adopted by NGOs, non-profit organizations, and even governments and countries as a whole. This new scenario offers plenty of opportunities for multifaceted public relations practitioners with skills in written and interpersonal communication, research, negotiation, leadership, creativity, logistics, and problem solving. Students must complete the communication foundation courses prior to acceptance into the public relations major. Digital Journalism Major, BA In today’s environment of converging media, successful journalists need the necessary skills and concepts to tell meaningful stories for a variety of outlets. In this major, students learn how to conceive ideas and collect and present information using words, pictures, and sounds to craft news stories that are... [-]

Carroll College (USA): Bachelor in International Relations

International Studies Abroad
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Helena Andalusia Spain Sevilla Australia Western Australia Wollongong Townsville Sydney United Kingdom London Edinburgh Reading Newcastle upon Tyne Queensland + 13 more

Carroll’s International Relations program prepares you for an exciting international career. Students interested in this major are eligible for First Year in Spain at Carroll's portal campus in Sevilla, at a significant savings thanks to our innovative scholarships. [+]

Bachelors in Public Relations in North America 2017. What to Expect Carroll’s International Relations program is designed to provide students with the undergraduate training necessary to pursue careers in international business, government, law, teaching, and other related fields. Through this interdisciplinary program students will encounter course work that leads them to understand the key terms and concepts in the major disciplines of international relations. Furthermore, students will recognize the important theories and methodologies in the field. Carroll international relations program will enhance students’ ability to think analytically and critically, helping them to identify problems and create effective solutions. Students in this major will be challenge academically and intellectually and upon graduation will be able to articulate effectively using both oral and written communication. Carroll’s international relations graduates will appreciate differing cultural perspectives and be skilled in a second language. Life After Graduation International Relations is one of the hottest fields for young people emerging into the job market. Now more than ever, the global economy and international peace remain critical to everyone’s life, and a degree in International Relations from Carroll College will usher you into a career where you can be involved with such vital issues as globalization, diplomacy, international conflict, and human rights. A degree in International Relations can lead to many careers in federal, state and local governments, law, business, international organizations, nonprofit organizations, journalism, and teaching. [-]

Bachelor Public Relations

Marist College - School of Communication and the arts
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Poughkeepsie

The purpose of Public Relations Concentration is to give students a look at the principles and practices of the public relations field. In doing so, students will study the importance of internal and external communication in organizations, PR theory, the history of PR, PR specializations, PR writing and PR case studies. [+]

The Communication degree has concentrations in Advertising, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relation, and Sports Communication. The purpose of Public Relations Concentration is to give students a look at the principles and practices of the public relations field. In doing so, students will study the importance of internal and external communication in organizations, PR theory, the history of PR, PR specializations, PR writing and PR case studies. By comprehending the complexities involved in public relations, students will enhance their abilities to function in a variety of roles in the field. [-]

Bachelor in Public Relations

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tulsa

The public relations concentration offers professional training in corporate strategy, media management and marketing communications. [+]

Bachelors in Public Relations in North America 2017. The public relations media major is one of the four major concentration areas in the media major. The goals of the media major are to: - Develop skills in production and dissemination of material through the mass media (television, radio, film, Web and journalism) which provide a foundation on which to build specific career skills - Provide a base for a wide range of vocational experiences in media centering on production, direction and management - Provide appropriate preparation for graduate study Public Relations Concentration The public relations concentration offers professional training in corporate strategy, media management and marketing communications. PR students develop strong written communications skills with technology know-how including blogging, online research, digital photography, graphic design, online and traditional publishing and social media. The program also emphasizes critical thinking, creativity and ethical decision making. During a four-year program, students may: - Compete in state, regional and national industry competitions (e.g. magazine writing, design contests, and campaign planning) - Tour agency, media and publishing facilities - Meet regularly with PR practitioners in both on-campus and off-campus events - Collaborate with clients to develop and execute marketing campaigns - Intern in agency, non-profit/ministry and other organizations Opportunities are available to earn money working in on-campus PR-related fields and departments such as an magazine editor, feature writer, university development, PR and sales, social media director, event planning, fundraising, marketing, and graphic design. PR students are also eligible to receive scholarship awards from professional chapters... [-]