Public Affairs Communication

The Public Affairs Communication concentration is one of three concentrations available in the Applied Communication major.  See the major page for more information.

Requirements for the Major in Applied Communication with a concentration in Public Affairs Communication

36 s.h. –

Required Core Courses (12 s.h.) – MAT 2200 or SOC 2200 or PSY 2500 or BUS 2160; OCL 3540, 4700, and 4900

Major Electives (select 12 s.h.) – COM 1050 or 2800; OCL 2710, 3400, 3600, 3700, 3750, 3900; LSS 3000, 3400

Concentration Electives (Select 12 s.h.) – COM 3350; BUS 3770, 3780; ECO 3810, 4000; ENG 3200 or WRI 3200 –OR– ENG 3210 or WRI 3210; ENM 1010, 1700, 2010, 2100, 2500, 2600; JUS 3300, 4200 or PHI 4200; LAW 2000, 3100; PSC 3050, 3330, 3510; SOC 3320 or JUS 3320 or SWK 3320.

Requirements for the Minor in Applied Communication with a concentration in Public Affairs Communication

18 s.h. – 9 s.h. of which must have an OCL prefix.

Program Faculty & Staff

Dr. John W. Edwards III

Associate Professor of Applied Communication
(910) 630-7409
Brenda Mitchell, Instructor of Applied Communication & Debate/Forensics Coach

Brenda Mitchell

Instructor of Applied Communication
(910) 630-7653
Bill Watt, Professor of Speech and Chair, Department of Applied Communication

Dr. Bill Watt

Chair, Applied Communication
(910) 630-7191
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