Degree Plans - Advertising / Public Relations (AA)

Record details

Our Public Relations and Advertising degree is an ideal choice if you are a go-getter, take initiative and are exceptional at multitasking.

With our program, you will learn how to operate in a professional environment while executing public relations plans or strategies and developing advertising messages.

The TJC Communications Advertising/Public Relations degree, while providing the first two years of a liberal arts education, is an excellent stepping stone to a long and prosperous career.

Career Clusters
Marketing
Catalog Year
2018-2019
Degree Type
AA
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Field of Study Courses 16 Credits

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication

 

COMM 1335 Introduction to Electronic Media

 

COMM 2311 Media Writing

 

COMM 2305 Editing and Layout 

 

COMM 2330 Introduction to Public Relations OR
COMM 2327 Introduction to Advertising

 
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits
In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement. Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

MATH xxxx Mathematics Core

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321

3

ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3

COMM 1335 Introduction to Electronic Media

3
Third Semester Credit Hours

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy and Culture Core

3

HIST 1301 United States History I

3

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3

COMM 2311 Media Writing

3

COMM 2305 Editing & Layout

3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301

3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3

XXXX x3xx Social and Behavioral Sciences Core

3

COMM 2330 Introduction to Public Relations OR
COMM 2327

3
xxxx x1xxx Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 60

Δ Classes chosen in field of study must be different from courses used for Core requirements. 

NOTE: Some courses are only offered during Fall semester or Spring semester but not both. Please plan accordingly.