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B.S. MAJOR: PUBLIC RELATIONS

Effective Date: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S. MAJOR: PUBLIC RELATIONS degree at Murray State University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression

General Education Core
Written Communications (WC): 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Oral Communications (OC): 3 Credit Hours
COM 181 (3) 3
Heritage (HR): 3 Credit Hours
Heritage Course 3
Humanities (HU): 3 Credit Hours
Humanities Course 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB): 9 Credit Hours
SB Course 3
SB Course 3
SB Course 3
Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Quantitative Reasoning (QR): 3 Credit Hours
MAT 150 (3) 3
Quantitative Reasoning (QR) -or- Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
QR/NS Course 3
QR/NS Lab Course 1
Total Credit Hours  35
Associate in Arts Requirements
Arts & Humanities (AH) -or- Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours
AH/SB/FL Course 3
AH/SB/FL Course 3
General Education Core (GE) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
GE/FL Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
Total Credit Hours  12
Electives
CIT 105 (3) 3
FYE 105 (3) 3
GEN Elective 3
GEN Elective 3
GEN Elective 3
Total Credit Hours  15

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression

Murray State University Courses
JMC 168 (3) 3
JMC 194 (3) 3
JMC 270 (3) 3
JMC 391 (3) 3
JMC 330 (3) 3
JMC 412 (3) 3
JMC 440 (3) 3
JMC 444 (3) 3
JMC 491 (3) 3
JMC 499 (1) 1
JMC 590 (3) 3
JMC Elective 3
GCM 153 (3) 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
MIN 001 3
Total Credit Hours  58

Program Notes

Must have 45 upper level (taken at 300 level or above) to graduate from MSU.


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