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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Business Communication Certificate

COMM 210: Principles of Public Relations

Credit Hours



Prerequisite: COMM 150, 160 or 175.


This course introduces the theory and practice of public relations in communicating and establishing relationships with diverse publics. Topics include professional roles and ethical responsibilities, strategies and tools, media resources, and public relations writing. Outcomes:  Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the roles and practices of the public relations professional, develop PR plans, and create a portfolio or writing samples.


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